Background Obesity is a major global epidemic and a burden formed in three reference centers. Data collection on health to society and health systems. This study aimed to estimate resources utilization and productivity loss was carried out and compare the anual costs of clinical and surgical treatment through an online questionnaire. Participants were divided in of severe obesity from the perspective of the Brazilian Public clinical (waiting list for a bariatric surgery) and surgical Health System. groups (open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass), and then allocated by the time of surgery (up to 1 year; 1–2years; 2–3 years; and >3 years). Costs of visits, medications, exams, and surgeries were obtained from government sources. Data on non-medical costs, such as transportation, special diets, and caregivers, * Paula Rosales Zubiaurre firstname.lastname@example.org were also colleted. Productivity loss was estimated using self-reported income. Costs in local currency (Real) were con- Luciana Ribeiro Bahia verted to international dollars (Int$ 2015). email@example.com Results Two hundred and seventy-four patients, 140 in surgi- cal group and 134 in clinical group were included. In first Michelle Quarti Machado da Rosa firstname.lastname@example.org postoperative year, the surgical group had higher costs than clinical group (Int$6005.47 [5000.18–8262.36] versus Roberto Pereira Assumpção 2148.14 [1412.2–3506.8];
Obesity Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 17, 2017
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera