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There has been a great deal of progress made in the development of safer, more effective obesity procedures. Obesity patients who opt to have some form of bariatric surgery have a greater chance of lo ...


Medicare patients have a substantially higher risk of early death following bariatric surgery than previously suggested, and the risk of death is higher among men, older patients, and patients of surg ...


A study by collaborating researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ( BIDMC ), and Brigham and Women's Hospital ( BWH ), found that the patients who have undergone gas ...


The number of bariatric surgeries performed in the U.S. increased by 450 percent between 1998 and 2002, a growth the researchers say could be linked with use of the minimally invasive laparoscopic tec ...