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CFM denies he approved bariatric surgery for treatment of diabetes

Entity states that the procedure was authorized only in cases of morbid obesity, and not to metabolic syndromes

 
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The Federal Council of Medicine (CFM) announced this week, a note stating that the entity has not adopted a favorable position to use the techniques of bariatric surgery for treatment of diabetes or metabolic syndrome.

The positioning clarifies information assigned to the CFM, included in reports published in newspapers, magazines and websites this week. According to the note (see full text below <b> </ b>), approved these procedures refer only to the treatment of morbid obesity.

<b> Note of clarification on bariatric surgery society </ b>

Given the publication of reports in various media with wide circulation and protection of the welfare and lives of patients, the Federal Board of Medicine hereby clarified that:

1) The entity has never positioned itself favorably to the performance of bariatric surgery for treatment of diabetes or metabolic syndrome, as published.

2) At the moment, CFM has not considered scientifically valid use of this technique for the specific treatment of these disorders.

3) All referrals approved by your audience to relate only to bariatric surgery in the treatment of morbid obesity.

4) The criteria and types of bariatric surgery are duly authorized and described in the Resolutions 1.766/2005 1.942/2010 - both the CFM.

The theme has always been accompanied by CFM, with the support of its Technical Board which is dedicated to the subject, and the main concern is to ensure the provision of treatment in situations involving risk to physicians and patients.

Source: CFM
   Palavras-chave:   Federal Council of Medicine    Diabetes    Metabolic syndrome    Bariatric surgery    Morbid obesity   
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