This cohort study examines associations between bariatric surgery and functional mobility and musculoskeletal pain in adolescents up to 2 years after bariatric surgery for severe obesity.
This prospective, observational study describes musculoskeletal pain, self-reported physical function, and quality of life in adolescents with severe obesity.
This prospective cohort study reports that increasing body mass index and male sex increase relative risk of specific cardiovascular disease risk factors and suggests that even among severely obese adolescents, recognition and treatment of cardiovascular disease risk factors is important to help limit further progression of disease.
Inge and colleagues conducted a prospective, multisite observational study to assess the preoperative clinical characteristics and perioperative safety outcomes of severely obese adolescents undergoing weight-loss surgery. Michael G. Sarr, MD, provided a related editorial.
This review discusses the risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment to manage nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children.
van der Baan-Slootweg et al determine whether an inpatient treatment program is more effective than an ambulatory program at achieving a sustained weight loss in children and adolescents with severe obesity. Also see the editorial comment by Inge et al.