Resources

  • References


    Gastrointestinal surgery for severe obesity. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at:
    http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/gastric.htm. Updated June 2011. Accessed December 9, 2013.


    Obesity risks add to complications of gastric bypass [news release]. Duke University Medical Center website. Available at:
    http://www.dukemednews.org/news/article.php?id=7217. Accessed December 9, 2013.

    Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Cleveland Clinic website. Available at: http://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/procedure%5Ftreatment/gastric%5Fbypass%5Fsurgery/roux-en-y.aspx. Accessed December 9, 2013.

    Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Columbia University Medical Center website. Available at: http://obesitymd.org/gastric.html. Accessed December 9, 2013.

    Roux-en-Y gastric bypass weight-loss surgery. Johns Hopkins Medicine website. Available at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test%5Fprocedures/gastroenterology/roux-en-y%5Fgastric%5Fbypass%5Fweight-loss%5Fsurgery%5F135,65/. Accessed December 9, 2013.


    9/2/2009 DynaMed Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed:
    The Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS) Consortium. Perioperative safety in the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery.
    N Engl J Med.
    2009;361:445-454.


    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, Smith VA, et al.
    Survival among high-risk patients after bariatric surgery.
    JAMA.
    2011;305(23):2419-2426.

  • Resources

    American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

    http://asmbs.org

    Weight Control Information Network

    http://www.win.niddk.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    BC Health Guide, British Columbia Ministry of Health

    http://www.bchealthguide.org

    Canadian Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery

    http://www.weightlosssurgery.ca