Elsevier has created the Obesity Healthcare Hub to help healthcare professionals address the obesity crisis. Here you will find clinical resources focused on the latest evidence-based practices for maintaining a healthy weight, as well as tools to engage in supportive conversations with your patients.
Obesity is an excess of body fat; in clinical practice, this is estimated by the relationship between height and weight (ie, BMI), taking into account age, ethnicity, fluid status, and muscularity
Obesity refers to an excess of body fat; estimated clinically by the relationship between height and weight, taking into account the age and sex of the children
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, cancers linked to overweight or obesity accounted for roughly 40% of all U.S. malignancies in 2014.
The number of patients undergoing bariatric surgery with prior cardiac revascularization (CR) is rising. However, scarce data exist regarding the safety of bariatric procedures in these patients.
The aim of this study was to compare surgical modalities and short-term outcomes of patients with super obesity who underwent elective colectomy in the United States.
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