Explore the latest in bariatric surgery, including recent advances in technologies and approaches and long-term outcomes and complications.
This national cross-sectional survey of the US general population assesses the association of negative attitudes toward weight loss surgery and its subsequent use in obese patients.
This study defines contemporary trends in use of metabolic and bariatric surgery among US children and adolescents with severe obesity.
This survey study identifies patient self-reported preferences for risks, benefits, and other attributes of treatment options available to individuals who are candidates for bariatric surgery.
This study examines the effectiveness and cost of gastrografin upper gastrointestinal imaging test performed on patients after a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
This cohort study compares associations between 13 measures of weight gain and progression of diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension 5 or more years after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
This cohort study investigates associations between bariatric surgery and incident macrovascular events (coronary artery and cerebrovascular diseases) in patients with type 2 diabetes.
This essay discusses the benefits and risks of gastric bypass vs sleeve gastrectomy for inducing weight loss among individuals with morbid obesity with or without gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This survey study evaluates responses to people-first language and terms for describing a body mass index of 40 or more among patients seeking bariatric surgery and explores patients’ receptivity to discussing weight stigma in weight management.
This study assesses the cumulative incidence of anastomotic ulceration at 1, 2, 5, and 8 years postsurgery in patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
This Guide to Statistics and Methods details the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program public user file data set for quality and outcomes reporting.
This commentary discusses an article published in JAMA Surgery using claims data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project’s State Inpatient Database to assess the variation in care quality and postoperative outcomes among US bariatric centers of excellence.
This multicenter longitudinal study examines long-term weight change and health status following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.
This report describes 5-year blood pressure, Hemoglobin A1c, and lipid levels among participants previously randomized to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery vs no surgery for management of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
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