Tag: bariatric surgery

Image: PD 1. No significant improvement in complications after restriction of bariatric surgery to designated centers of excellence. 2. There does not appear to be any significant reduction in complications between hospitals with and without the designation as a center of excellence. In a new study published today in JAMA, there were...
Feb 21st - Patients who underwent bariatric surgery did not have overall health care costs lower than similarly obese patients who did not undergo surgery. Image: PD. Worldwide % Obese (Dark = higher) 1. Patients who underwent bariatric surgery did not have overall health care costs lower than similarly obese patients who did not undergo surgery.  2. Post-bariatric...