We read with great interest the article by Steffen et al1 on the alterations in sexual functioning in the postbariatric surgical patient. The authors report on a multicenter study2 of the 5-year durability of known short-term improvements in sexual function after bariatric surgery in patients with presurgery sexual dysfunction. Validated questionnaires evaluated sexual desire, sexual activity, physical limitations to sexual activity, and satisfaction with sexual life.
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Obeid NR, Dimick JB, Telem DA. Sexual Function After Bariatric Surgery: A New Level of Comorbidity Improvement. JAMA Surg. Published online February 20, 2019154(6):499. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1163
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