Inflammatory markers and bariatric surgery: a meta-analysis
Inflammation Research, 05/25/2012
Evidence Based Medicine
Rao SR et al. – Bariatric surgery decreases the low grade inflammation associated with obesity as measured by C–reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin (IL)–6 levels. The change of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)α after bariatric surgery should be further investigated with randomized trials.