This course may contain imagery and/or video of surgical procedures.
At the end of this session, learners will be able to outline the personal health consequences and societal costs of childhood obesity, review the outcomes of surgical management for severe obesity, and highlight CHOP’s current efforts to prevent and treat childhood obesity.
This seminar was delivered as a Surgical Grand Rounds Lecture at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, on December 9, 2021.
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