AURORA: bariatric surgery registration in women of reproductive age - a multicenter prospective cohort study.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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BACKGROUND: The expansion of the obesity epidemic is accompanied with an increase in bariatric procedures, in particular in women of reproductive age. The weight loss induced by the surgery is believed to reverse the negative impact of overweight and obesity on female reproduction, however, research is limited to in particular retrospective cohort studies and a growing number of small case-series and case-(control) studies.METHODS/DESIGN: AURORA is a multicenter prospective cohort study. The main objective is to collect long-term data on reproductive outcomes before and after bariatric surg…

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