Surgery

Bariatric surgery may not lead to lower health care costs

Despite health benefits of improved survival and significant weight loss, bariatric surgery may not lead to lower health care costs, according to a Veterans Affairs study. The 10-year study is the longest follow-up to date ...

Surgery

Weight loss prior to bariatric surgery carries risks

Requiring prospective bariatric surgery patients to lose weight before they can undergo the procedure may not be necessary or safe, University of Pennsylvania researchers found in a new study published recently in the journal ...

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