Preoperative weight loss as a predictor of long-term success following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

@article{AlgerMayer2008PreoperativeWL,
  title={Preoperative weight loss as a predictor of long-term success following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.},
  author={Sharon A Alger-Mayer and John M. Polimeni and Margaret E. Malone},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={772-5}
}
BACKGROUND All patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery at this institution are recommended to achieve a goal of 10% total body weight (TBW) loss prior to surgery. The objective of this study was to determine whether preoperative TBW correlated with 3- and 4-year weight loss outcome. METHODS This study was conducted prospectively at a large teaching hospital. All adult patients with 3- and 4-year follow-up data since the start of the study in 1998 to September 2007 were included. All data… CONTINUE READING

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