Is a Bariatric Surgery Benefit Worth It?

 

Bariatric surgery does not reduce overall long-term health costs for obese individuals, a 6-year analysis of private health insurance data has found.

The study, published online February 20 in JAMA Surgery, also found no evidence that any one type of bariatric surgery is more likely than another to reduce costs.

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http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/779675