To the Editor In a national multicenter cohort, Courcoulas et al1 compared the risk of interventions, operations, and hospitalizations between patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or sleeve gastrectomy (SG). The authors concluded that interventions, operations, and hospitalizations were more often associated with RYGB than SG. While the results are noteworthy, we highlight some aspects that should be considered to better interpret their results.
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Castillo-Castro C, Gonzalez-Gonzalez JG, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R. Evidence-Based and Patient-Centered Decisions Regarding Bariatric Surgery. JAMA Surg. Published online July 01, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1524
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