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Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in patients over the age of 60 years
Title of the conference
19th World Congress of the International federation for the surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders (IFSO)
Montreal, CANADA, AUG 26-30, 2014
Document Type : Meeting Abstract
The prevalence of obesity is increasing even in older patients. Bariatric surgery is often considered more risky in this group, and not necessarily associated with the same benefits as in younger patients. In France, guidelines recommend to assess indication for surgery based on comorbidities and physiological age.
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