Different criteria for assessment of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass success: does only weight matter?

@article{Diniz2009DifferentCF,
  title={Different criteria for assessment of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass success: does only weight matter?},
  author={Maria de F{\'a}tima Haueisen Sander Diniz and Val{\'e}ria Maria de Azeredo Passos and Sandhi M Barreto and Daniela Barreto Linares and Soraya Rodrigues de Almeida and Alexandre Lages Savassi Rocha and Marco T{\'u}lio Costa Diniz},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 10},
  pages={1384-92}
}
BACKGROUND Medium and long-term efficacy of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) has previously been demonstrated. However, weight-loss success criteria could be influenced by super-obesity prevalence at baseline. Here, we describe a 5-year follow-up concerning weight loss results, comorbidities, and mortality of a RYGBP Brazilian population with a high… CONTINUE READING