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Adolescent #BariatricSurgery: What is Known? What are the Pros/Cons?

Our Janet Childerhose writes: Teens’ accounts—of their decision-making, the challenges they encounter after surgery, and their creative approaches to managing these challenges—will help providers understand adolescents’ reasons for choosing bariatric surgery, while offering a clearer idea of what information and support they need to succeed.

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