This study identifies variation in open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgeries by health insurance status.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the efficacy and safety of standard gastric bypass vs distal gastric bypass in patients with a BMI of 50 to 60.
This study examines 10-year weight change in veterans who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass compared with nonsurgical matches and the 4-year weight change in veterans who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, or sleeve gastrectomy.
This cohort study evaluates the association between preoperative clinical factors and long-term weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
This cohort study describes eating behaviors and weight control 3 years after bariatric surgery in severely obese adults.
This cohort study examines whether the DiaRem score is associated with cure of type 2 diabetes following bariatric surgery.
This study examines whether gastric bypass surgery is equally effective in reducing mortality in groups undergoing surgery at different ages.
This observational study examines the association between surgical skill and long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery.
This survey study examines patients’ self-reported presence and severity of symptoms and quality of life after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
This study evaluated improvement in obesity-related comorbidities after bariatric surgery and identified clinical factors associated with these responses.
This article reviews the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This study evaluates the effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on the pharmacokinetics and subjective effects of ingested alcohol, using arterialized blood samples and a validated questionnaire.
This randomized clinical trial reports that bariatric surgery with 2 years of an adjunctive low-level lifestyle intervention resulted in more disease remission than did lifestyle intervention alone for obese participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
This interrupted time series with comparison series study reports that laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass were associated with flattened total health care cost trajectories but Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients experienced lower total and prescription costs by 3 years postsurgery.
This retrospective cohort study found that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass resulted in greater weight loss than adjustable gastric banding but a higher risk of short-term complications and long-term subsequent hospitalizations. See also the Invited Commentary by Dimick and Finks.