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Obesity, bariatric surgery: what are the real risks associated with Covid-19?

Abstract : Obesity is a recognized risk factor for the severe forms c Covid-19. Indeed, there is a high prevalence of obesity among patients hospitalized for severe forms of Covid-1! Obesity (BMI > 30 kg/m(2)) increases the risk of intubation fc mechanical ventilation and severe obesity (BMI > 40 kg/m. is associated with an increased risk of death from Covid-19. I addition, patients who have undergone bariatric surgery d not appear to be at a higher risk of severe forms of Covid-1!
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Cyrielle Caussy. Obesity, bariatric surgery: what are the real risks associated with Covid-19?. Correspondances en Métabolismes, Hormones, Diabètes et Nutrition, Edimark, 2021, 25 (2), pp.60-63. ⟨hal-03297147⟩

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