Surgical Treatment for the Obese?
Dr Reynu Rajan, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon | Dr Fatimah Nor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
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New figures show there are now 124 million obese children worldwide. Alongside the report, the World Obesity Federation also suggests that the global cost of treating obesity will rise to $1.2tn a year from 2025. When the average obese person is a lot younger, will that change obesity management in the healthcare sector? Will it present more complex health problems to a much younger patient profile? And what is the role of surgery in the multi-disciplinary approach to obesity management?
Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek and Tina Carmillia
Presented by: Meera Sivasothy
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