The effects of provider-prescribed obesogenic drugs on post-laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy outcomes: a retrospective cohort study

@article{Leggett2018TheEO,
  title={The effects of provider-prescribed obesogenic drugs on post-laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy outcomes: a retrospective cohort study},
  author={Cecilia B. Leggett and Athanasios P Desalermos and S. Danielle Brown and E Lyn Lee and James A. Proudfoot and Santiago Horgan and Samir Gupta and Eduardo L. Grunvald and Samuel B. Ho and Amir Zarrinpar},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-10}
}
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is one of the most commonly performed bariatric procedures and has proven effective in providing weight loss. However, considerable variance has been noted in the degree of weight loss. Physician prescription practices may be negatively affecting weight loss post-LSG and, thus, contributing to the broad range of weight loss outcomes. The aim of our study was to determine whether commonly prescribed obesogenic medications negatively affect weight loss… CONTINUE READING

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