Less Abdominal Surgery Post Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass

Less Abdominal Surgery Post Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass

Although gastric bypass surgery is more effective for weight loss and diabetes remission, patients should know that it may be tied to a slightly higher risk of needing another procedure, says lead author.

Compared with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy was associated with a lower risk for subsequent abdominal surgery or endoscopy in a new study that examined the two bariatric procedures. In up to 4 years of follow-up, compared to patients who under… [+4709 chars]

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