Obesity (Silver Spring) 2021 Jun 14. Epub 2021 Jun 14.
Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Bariatric surgery has been shown to improve cognition in patients with severe obesity. Bariatric surgery may improve mental function in patient populations with obesity and with cognitive impairment, including nonacquired, dementia, and traumatic brain injury, although studies have been limited. Bariatric surgery provides an opportunity to explore the effects of obesity, type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemias, and other expressions of metabolic syndrome on cognition. Read More