Mental health outcomes do not appear to improve for obese adolescents undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Researchers concluded that bariatric surgery is strongly associated with an increased risk for colon cancer, though further research may be needed to establish an association between bariatric surgery and an increased risk for rectal cancer.
Among adults undergoing bariatric surgery, interventions, operations, and hospitalizations are more likely after Roux en Y gastric bypass (RYGB) than after sleeve gastrectomy.
Bariatric surgery is associated with weight loss and remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and dyslipidemia at five years postsurgery.
Among obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes, metabolic bariatric surgery is associated with decreased rates of hyperfiltration and elevated urinary albumin excretion.
Researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of nurse-led education with follow-up services in bariatric surgery patients’ weight loss and overall quality of life.
Researchers sought to evaluate the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on joint pain, physical function, and health-related quality of life.
Teens who undergo bariatric surgery may be at increased risk for nutritional deficiencies years later.
For patients with obesity undergoing bariatric surgery, losing at least 20 to 35 percent of total body weight is associated with a more than 50 percent reduction in the risk for cancer.
Trainees completed a baseline survey that queried sociodemographic and program characteristics and interns were followed up after 8 years.
For individuals with obesity, bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced risk for skin cancer, including melanoma.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced a set of practice- and system-level recommendations in a position statement presented at the 2019 AAP National Conference & Exhibition.
A Clinical Update review published in JAMA detailed current research surrounding the efficacy and safety of obesity treatment for adolescents, including behavioral interventions, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery.
In patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, bone material strength index was improved 1 year after surgery despite an increase in bone turnover and lower overall areal bone mineral density.
Infants born to women who have undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery have a lower risk for major birth defects than those born to matched control women.
Researchers discovered that bariatric surgery led to a significant decrease in BMI, waist circumference, neck circumference, and AHI compared with in the optimized clinical treatment group.
There is an increase in mental health service presentations after bariatric surgery.
Researchers are still elucidating how weight loss after bariatric surgery affects the gut microbiome and overall health.
Measuring succinate levels before bariatric surgery may serve as a predictive marker for remission of type 2 diabetes.
Researchers assessed the effects of exercise training on bone structure and metabolism after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.