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      Bariatric surgery to achieve transplant in end-stage organ disease patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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          As obesity prevalence grows, more end-stage organ disease patients will be precluded from transplant. Numerous reports suggest bariatric surgery in end-stage organ disease may help patients achieve weight loss sufficient for transplant listing.

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          Journal
          Am J Surg
          American journal of surgery
          Elsevier BV
          1879-1883
          0002-9610
          September 2020
          : 220
          : 3
          Affiliations
          [1 ] University of Alabama at Birmingham Schools of Medicine, Department of Surgery, United States. Electronic address: borandi@uabmc.edu.
          [2 ] University of Alabama at Birmingham Schools of Medicine, Department of Surgery, United States.
          [3 ] University of Alabama at Birmingham Schools of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, United States.
          [4 ] University of Alabama at Birmingham Schools of Medicine, Department of Medicine, United States; University of Alabama at Birmingham Schools of Medicine, Public Health, United States.
          [5 ] University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, United States.
          Article
          S0002-9610(20)30253-1 NIHMS1607267
          10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.04.041
          7484004
          32600846
          75ea1c7e-057e-4472-b321-f076925e51f2
          Copyright © 2020 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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