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Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Bariatric Surgery medical articles in Monterrey, Mexico

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) consensus on gastrointestinal surgery for severe obesity, patients are candidates if they are morbidly obese (BMI > 40 kg/m2 or BMI ≥ 35 kg/m2 with co-morbidities), have failed attempts at diet and exercise, are motivated and prepared to make substantial changes in their eating habits, have no dependency on alcohol or drugs, well informed, free of significant psychological disease and have acceptable operative risks. ...

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