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Do weight-loss surgery outcomes differ between black and white patients?

March 06, 2019

Bottom Line: Researchers examined the association of race on outcomes of weight-loss surgery for black and white patients in Michigan by analyzing data from a statewide clinical registry.

Authors: Jonathan F. Finks, M.D., University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, and coauthors

(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0029)

Editor's Note: The article contains conflict of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

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