Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 14th, 2008
The study, appearing in the December issue of the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, is among the first to evaluate the risk-factor relationship between body mass index (BMI) and cardiovascular disease as it relates to bariatric surgery criteria, said Dr. Edward Livingston, chairman of GI/endocrine surgery at UT Southwestern and lead author of the study.
"Our results show that cardiovascular risk factors do not necessarily worsen...
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