Canadian Journal of Surgery. 58(4 Suppl 2):S172–S173, AUGUST 2015 Issn Print: 0008-428X Publication Date: August 2015 Print 14 Bariatric surgery improves weight loss and cardiovascular disease compared with medical management alone: an Alberta multi-institutional early outcomes study N.J. Switzer;S.E. Jelinski;N. McGuire;R.S. Padwal;S. Crawford;R. Lewancuzk;A.M. Sharma;R.S. Gill; + Author Information From the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta.; University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta.; and Alberta Health Services, Alta. Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract Abstract unavailable for this article.