Gastric bypass can undermine bone health without medical vigilance.
As the number of bariatric surgeries has grown, the number of revisional operations has also risen.
Patients may see many choices, from vagal nerve blockade to “rogue” procedures.
Evidence on surgical efficacy has accumulated.
Four fatalities followed gastric perforation within a month of balloon placement.
The work adds a new dimension to previous research regarding individuals with obesity.
BOSTON – It’s time to view obesity as a chronic disease with complications that may need medical therapy.
From the Journals
Encourage rehydration with water rather than sports drinks.
The ratio of bone mineral density to BMI tracked with trabecular bone score.
Brain regions implicated in appetite were activated after sucralose consumption.