Monday, May 16, 2011

Weight-Loss Surgery Seems No Riskier for Seniors

5/9 - Seniors who undergo weight-loss surgery do not experience worse
side effects than their younger counterparts, according to new research
presented at Digestive Diseases Week. Contrary to previous findings,
researchers found age did not seem to be a significant predictor for
mortality or major adverse events, but it did predict a longer hospital
stay. (Additional Coverage: Los Angeles Times; WedMD

No comments:

Post a Comment