Preoperative eating behavior, postoperative dietary adherence, and weight loss after gastric bypass surgery.

@article{Sarwer2008PreoperativeEB,
  title={Preoperative eating behavior, postoperative dietary adherence, and weight loss after gastric bypass surgery.},
  author={David B Sarwer and Thomas A Wadden and Rene{\'e} H Moore and Alexander W Baker and Lauren M Gibbons and Steven E. Raper and Noel N. Williams},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={640-6}
}
BACKGROUND To investigate the relationship between preoperative eating behavior, postoperative dietary adherence and weight loss after gastric bypass surgery in a major, urban medical center with a comprehensive bariatric surgery program. Despite the significant weight loss and dramatic improvements in co-morbidities associated with bariatric surgery, a significant minority of patients appear to experience suboptimal weight loss. The reasons for this are not well understood, but the suboptimal… CONTINUE READING