Conclusion: The incidence of CV (cardiovascular) events were higher in older group. Operating earlier, controlling OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) and hypertension may help further reduce CV events in morbidly obese individuals.
Singh M, Dalmar A, Heis Z, Chua T, Tajik AJ, Jahangir A. Middle or Older Age at the Time of Bariatric Surgery for Morbid Obesity is Associated with a Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Events. Poster presented at: Aurora Scientific Day; May 25, 2016; Milwaukee, WI.