Sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass associated with similar quality of life improvements

Sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass associated with similar quality of life improvements

Adults with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery at a clinic in Turkey had similar improvements in quality of life, regardless whether they underwent a sleeve gastrectomy or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, according to study data.“Bariatric surgery will continue to be at the forefront in the fight against obesity until such time as an alternative nonsurgical method can be developed,” Emre Turgut, MD, of the department of gastrointestinal surgery, faculty of medicine at the University of Inonu in Malatya, Turkey, and colleagues wrote in a study published in Bariatric Surgical PracticeRead More

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