Tag: hospitalisation

Low risk of hospitalisation for Covid-19 patients with past history of weight loss surgery

By

Past history of bariatric surgery is associated with a lower risk of Covid-19 hospitalization and intensive care unit admission.Bariatric surgery is an operation that helps people lose weight by making changes to the digestive system.Earlier studies have observed that obesity is a risk factor for developing a severe Covid-19 infection that can lead to hospital…