Thomas K. Byrne, MD, Professor General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Medical University of South California, discusses obesity and surgery. The criteria for surgery are a BMI over 40 plus a failed weight-loss program. Bariatric surgery is indicated in those with a BMI greater than 35 who have co-morbid medical conditions.
Bariatric surgery and sleep apnea syndrome.
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