Bariatric Surgery in Teens May Help Treat Cardiovascular Risks (video) Nationwide Children's Hospital Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption For the adolescents who are extremely obese in this country, diet and exercise alone often are not enough to get their weight down. Some of those teens will require weight loss surgery to improve their overall health. A new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital shows that bariatric surgery could be beneficial in helping to reverse previously undiagnosed risks of cardiovascular disease. Watch Dr. Marc Michalsky and Dr. John Bauer explain why undergoing weight loss surgery could lead to a healthier heart. Credit Nationwide Children's Hospital Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.