The infographic developed by Nordbariatric clinic analyses obesity issue in the UK, Sweden, Germany, Spain, France and the US. It looks at the number of surgeries performed in each surveyed country, the popularity of gastric bypass and its costs. It also analyses the number of surgeries performed in private clinics, obesity surgery distribution and growth in 3 years.
According to the statistics, the popularity of bariatric surgery is growing fast. The greatest increase in the number of obesity surgeries is observed in Sweden where over the last 3 years it rose by 160%.
Growth rate in France and Germany stood at 120%.