Type of weight loss surgery matters for people with severe obesity

A man crosses a road in central Sydney, Australia, August 12, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray

(Reuters Health) – People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass than with a newer sleeve gastrectomy procedure, a small U.S. study suggests. Researchers followed 59 obese patients who had sleeve gastrectomy operations between 2006 and 2009, before this type of weight-loss […]

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