Department of Bariatric Surgery, San Jorge Clinic, SpainFulltext PDF
Bariatric Surgery (BS) from the Greek (bari=weight and iatrein=cure) treats obesity and began in Spain in 1973. Its greatest development occurs after the founding of SECO (Spanish Society of Obesity Surgery) in 1997. The purpose of this work is to reflect the changes that have occurred in these 22 years.
Morbid obesity; Bariatric surgery; SECO
Baltasar A. Beginnings of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in Spain. Ann Obes Relat Dis. 2019;1(1):1003.