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Comment & Response
August 2017

Acceptance of Surgical Treatment for Adolescent Obesity: A UK Perspective

Author Affiliations
  • 1School of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, England
JAMA Surg. 2017;152(8):801-802. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0477

To the Editor We appreciate the work presented by Klebanoff et al1 in their cost-effectiveness analysis of bariatric surgery in adolescents. In an era of increasing financial strain, demonstration of cost-effectiveness is an integral part of evidence-based medicine. However, we find it important to draw attention to the main limitations observed within this study.

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