"Obesity, Morbid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
- Obesity, Morbid
- Morbid Obesities
- Obesities, Morbid
- Obesity, Severe
- Obesities, Severe
- Severe Obesities
- Severe Obesity
- Morbid Obesity
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Obesity, Morbid" by people in Profiles.
The association of 1-year weight loss from bariatric surgery and self-reported sleep: a prospective cohort. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2022 11; 30(11):2307-2316.
Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy for Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes Across Race and Ethnicity in the PCORnet Bariatric Study Cohort. JAMA Surg. 2022 10 01; 157(10):897-906.
Remission and Relapse of Dyslipidemia After Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Population. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 09 01; 5(9):e2233843.
Association of Insurance Coverage With Adoption of Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass for Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 08 01; 5(8):e2225964.
Cohort profile: The Bariatric Experience Long Term (BELONG): a long-term prospective study to understand the psychosocial, environmental, health and behavioural predictors of weight loss and regain in patients who have bariatric surgery. BMJ Open. 2022 05 24; 12(5):e059611.
Comparison of Ambulatory Health Care Costs and Use Associated With Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs Sleeve Gastrectomy. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 05 02; 5(5):e229661.
Comparative effectiveness of gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy on predicted 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease 5 years after surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2022 06; 18(6):716-726.
Comparative Safety of Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass Up to 5 Years After Surgery in Patients With Severe Obesity. JAMA Surg. 2021 12 01; 156(12):1160-1169.
Comparative Effectiveness of Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Diabetes Treatment: A Claims-based Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2021 05 01; 273(5):940-948.
Interventions and Operations after Bariatric Surgery in a Health Plan Research Network Cohort from the PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. Obes Surg. 2021 08; 31(8):3531-3540.