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What is a main concern with bariatric surgery being available to teenagers?

There's concern that operating on a younger teen could harm their health in the future. In this video bariatric surgeon John L. Coon, MD, FACS, of Riverside Community Hospital, says more research is needed on age and the safety of bariatric surgery.

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