People who undergo weight-loss surgery don't reduce their costs as they take off pounds, as hospital stays for complications from the procedure exceed savings from obesity-related illnesses, a study found

February 2013
MondayMorning;2/25/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p1
The article offers information on cost and savings related to weight-loss surgery and the future complications of the surgery. It mentions that bariatric surgery is an effective method of weight-loss for obese patients but it is not effective for long run and often required post surgical care. It also mentions that weight loss is achieved by restricting the size of stomach in surgery and also suggests that the patients should not trade with cost of surgery in medical insurance.


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