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Published: May 29, 2007
Updated: Mar. 8, 2011
With the failures of medical management, significant improvements in surgical care and techniques, the astonishing results of several high profile celebrities who have undergone modern day surgery (Al Roker, Randy Jackson), and publication of major long-term follow up studies, public interest is turning to surgical management of morbid obesity.
The scientific community is also changing attitudes and beginning to refer patients in ever increasing numbers. The following are some of the developments swaying opinion:
Other reports include:
The Buchwald paper also confirmed the dramatic improvement in morbidity with the following rate of improvement or resolution of problems:
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