Surgery: How safe is bariatric surgery?

Jacob A. Greenberg, Malcolm K. Robinson

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

6 Scopus citations


The use of bariatric surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity has increased dramatically over the past decade, which has raised concerns about safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness. A new study by the longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery consortium has assessed the safety of these increasingly frequent procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)645-646
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Endocrinology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


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