In this video, we learn about obesity and weight issues in our society, and if children can have bariatric surgery.
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Speaker: Can children have Bariatric Surgery? Dr. William McCarthy: We're starting to see more and more of the Bariatric Surgery being applied to childhood obesity. And this is because we are starting to see that this is a real problem and the treatment options are quiet limited and as many medical centers now a day we are actually seeing children as young as 12 years of age being operated on for obesity.