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ea0083domno6 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | EYES2022

Anthropometric and metabolic outcomes after bariatric surgery: a single-centre experience

A Majic , A Matijaca , M Kardum Pejic , N Gojo Tomic , D Vergles , T Kolak , K Cupurdija , I Martinis , M Sporcic , M Mustapic , M Cigrovski Berkovic , S Marusic , J Mamic , M Soldo

Background: According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 650 million obese adults worldwide. In Croatia almost 2/3 (65%) of adults are overweight (42%) or obese (23%), with a growing tendency both in adults and children. The surgical procedures performed to manage obesity are referred to as metabolic or “bariatric” surgery. Candidates for a bariatric surgical procedure include obese patients with a BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2(obesity class ...