Bariatric surgery is a term used to describe a number of different procedures performed for the purpose of promoting weight loss in people with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater who have failed adequate diet and exercise programs and who have serious obesity-related conditions.
|Purpose||Patients||Patients with evaluations||Perceived Effectiveness|
|Obstructive Sleep Apnea||2||1|
|High blood pressure increased||1||1|
|Diabetes Type 2||1||1|
- Can't tell
Side effects as an overall problem
|2 years or more||1|