Quality of life and psychosocial adjustment in patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a brief report.

@article{Dymek2001QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and psychosocial adjustment in patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a brief report.},
  author={Maureen P. Dymek and Daniel Le Grange and Kimberly Neven and John A. Alverdy},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={32-9}
}
BACKGROUND While Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) appears to be the most effective procedure for weight loss in morbidly obese patients, objective outcome data regarding quality of life (QoL) and psychosocial status following surgery are lacking. METHODS The present study examined the effects of RYGBP in 32 morbidly obese subjects on a variety of outcome measures including QoL and psychosocial functioning. Assessments were conducted before surgery, 1 to 3 weeks post-surgery, and at 6-month… CONTINUE READING

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