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A 24-year-old female asked:

Is there a significant difference or any at all between the results of bariatric procedures in patients in the 40+ age range and the 20-30 age range?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes: Age is a risk factor, along with cardiac, pulmonary or other known risks.
Dr. Mikhail Botvinov
General Surgery 14 years experience
No real difference: The only major difference, that the earlier you will do the surgery, the earlier you will start to have health benefits of losing weight. Results of surgery could be the same.

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