Bariatric Surgery Guidelines

The current bariatric surgery guidelines have been around since the early '90s and are largely based on BMI (Body Mass Index).  However, only using BMI as an indicator of eligibility is not a great predictor of who would benefit the most from surgical interventions. Dr. Brethauer talks about the latest recommendations from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and how some insurance companies are taking notice.

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