Resources

  • References


    Bariatric surgery. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 2, 2013. Accessed December 9, 2013.


    Gastric band operation. The British United Provident Association website. Available at:
    http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/health-information/directory/g/gastric-band. Updated December 2012. Accessed December 9, 2013.


    LapBand surgery information. Center for the Treatment of Obesity, University of California San Diego Medical Center website. Available at:
    http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/bariatric/weight-loss-surgery/gastric-band/Pages/default.aspx. Accessed December 9, 2013.


    6/24/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Pontiroli AE, Morabito A.
    Long-term prevention of mortality in morbid obesity through bariatric surgery. a systematic review and meta-analysis of trials performed with gastric banding and gastric bypass.
    Ann Surg.
    2011;253(3):484-487.


    Maciejewski ML, Livingston EH, et al.
    Survival among high-risk patients after bariatric surgery.
    JAMA.
    2011;305(23):2419-2426.

    1/2/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Jensen M, Ryan D, et al. 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for the management of overweight and obesity in adults: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and The Obesity Society. Circulation. Nov 12 2013.

  • Resources

    American Academy of Family Physicians

    http://www.familydoctor.org

    American Gastroenterological Association

    http://www.gastro.org

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

    http://www.cag-acg.org