[EFFECTIVENESS OF COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT ON THE PREOPERATIVE CONDITIONS OF OBESE WOMEN CANDIDATES FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY].

Nutricion hospitalaria : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Nutricion Parenteral y Enteral

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Delgado Floody P, Jerez Mayorga D, Caamaño Navarrete F, Concha Díaz M, Ovalle Elgueta H, Osorio Poblete A. [EFFECTIVENESS OF COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT ON THE PREOPERATIVE CONDITIONS OF OBESE WOMEN CANDIDATES FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY]. Nutr Hosp. 2015;32(6):2570-5.
INTRODUCTION
in Chile, a high prevalence of women presents morbid obesity, this condition generates serious medical complications and high costs for public health.

OBJECTIVE
to determine the effects of a total treatment program consisting of physical exercise, psychological therapy and nutrition education on the preoperative conditions of obese women candidates for bariatric surgery.

MATERIAL AND METHODS
nineteen women between the ages of 30 and 55 applicants to bariatric surgery, with morbid obesity (n=6) or obesity and comorbidities (n=13), underwent a program of comprehensive treatment of sixteen weeks duration (3 session/week). Before and 72 hours after the last intervention session was evaluated on fasting (=12 hours): body weight, body mass index (BMI), percentage of body fat (% BF), contour waist (CW) and basal blood glucose. Cardiorespiratory fitness was also estimated.

RESULTS
the average age was 40.32 years, post-sixteen weeks of comprehensive treatment study variables improved significantly (p.