Bariatric Surgery

Known as: Surgical Procedure, Bariatric, Weight Loss Surgery, Procedure, Bariatric Surgical 
Surgery performed in morbidly obese patients to help promote weight loss. The procedure aims at the reduction of the stomach size and it is usually… (More)

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1981-2017
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND In short-term randomized trials (duration, 1 to 2 years), bariatric surgery has been associated with improvement in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
The development of these updated guidelines was commissioned by the AACE, TOS, and ASMBS Board of Directors and adheres to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Observational studies have shown improvement in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus after bariatric surgery… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and biliopancreatic diversion can markedly ameliorate diabetes in morbidly obese patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular events. Weight loss might protect against cardiovascular events, but solid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Weight loss protects against type 2 diabetes but is hard to maintain with behavioral modification alone. In an… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND To improve decision making in the treatment of extreme obesity, the risks of bariatric surgical procedures require… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Obesity is associated with increased mortality. Weight loss improves cardiovascular risk factors, but no prospective… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Weight loss is associated with short-term amelioration and prevention of metabolic and cardiovascular risk, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND There is a world epidemic of overweight, obesity, and morbid obesity, encompassing 1.7 billion people. Bariatric… (More)
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