Explore the latest in bariatric surgery, including recent advances in technologies and approaches and long-term outcomes and complications.
This cohort study examines the preoperative and postoperative financial implications of a publicly funded surgical bariatric procedure.
This cohort study examines the association of bariatric surgery with rates of kidney function decline.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update reviews long-term complications of bariatric surgery, including GERD, gallstones, hypoglycemia, substance use disorder, and vitamin and other nutritional deficiencies, and proposes a schedule of testing and management strategies for each.
This JAMA Patient Page explains who should undergo gastric sleeve procedure, a type of obesity surgery; how to prepare for it; and what to expect afterward.
Precis This narrative review summarizes the efficacy and safety of bariatric surgery, mainly sleeve gastrectomy and the Roux-en-Y procedure, in assisting weight loss and in patients with type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related comorbidities.
This case series study examines short-term and long-terms outcomes in patients who have undergone Collis gastroplasty with fundoplication and hiatal hernia repair.
This randomized clinical trial compares the albuminuria-lowering effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery vs best medical treatment in patients with early-stage chronic kidney disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.
This study investigates whether bariatric surgery is associated with improvement in long-term survival among patients with obesity and end-stage kidney disease.
This cohort study compares the rates of fractures associated with obesity among bariatric surgery–eligible patients who did not undergo surgery, patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy.
This comparative effectiveness study examines the association of bariatric interventions with micronutrient deficiencies and endocrine disturbances.
This cohort study examines the association of preoperative body mass index and weight loss with 30-day mortality after bariatric surgery.
This large cohort study uses data from the US National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network to assess for up to 5 years risks of intervention, operation, endoscopy, hospitalization, and mortality associated with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy.
This cohort study compares technical performance associated with the use of 3-dimensional (3-D) vs 2-D imaging during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedures using a multiport intraoperative data capture system.
This economic evaluation estimates the difference in patient-years of treatment for diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia and public-payer cost between the Canadian standard of care and an improved bariatric surgery care pathway.
This longitudinal cohort study examines the association of bariatric surgery with the incidence of outpatient, emergency department, and inpatient mental health service use in Western Australia.
This nonrandomized controlled trial assesses whether bariatric surgery is associated with skin cancer incidence in patients with obesity.
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