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 population-based, longitudinal cohort study of patients undergoing bariatric surgery reported an increased risk of self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery.
This article reviews the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This review summarizes patient and referring practitioner characteristics associated with the likelihood of patients undergoing bariatric surgery.
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.