Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in obesity

ob0001p31 | (1) | UKCO2019

The relationship between relative deprivation and access to bariatric surgery

Hazlehurst Jonathan , Abbott Sally , Bellary Srikanth , Singhal Rishi , Tahrani Abd

Introduction: Adults living in the most deprived areas of England are more likely to have obesity. However, it is not clear whether social deprivation has an impact on accessing and the outcomes of bariatric surgery. The aim of our study was to explore the effect of indices of deprivation on access to bariatric surgery and its outcomes.Methods: Cross-sectional prospective evaluation in a single centre in England of all patients who underwent primary bari...

ob0001rfc2.1 | (1) | UKCO2019

Bariatric surgery among older adults: a matched case-control study on 30-day and 5-year mortality and changes in Body Mass Index and HbA1c up to 5-years post-operatively

Abbott Sally , Hawkes Madeleine , Hazlehurst Jonathon , Horton Helen , Singhal Rishi , Tahrani Abd

Introduction: Obesity is common (prevalence 30%) in older adults (≥65 years). Bariatric surgery (BS) is the most effective intervention resulting in sustained weight loss and cardiovascular and metabolic benefits. However, the outcomes of BS in older patients are unknown.Methods: A retrospective study utilising the bariatric database from a single UK NHS BS centre. We identified all older patients, aged ≥65 years old at surgery, who had BS be...