Candidates for ablation for symptomatic atrial fibrillation who have morbid obesity should be considered for bariatric surgery prior to ablation, a new study suggests.
A large matched-cohort study in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity finds that metabolic surgery confers significant improvements in all prespecified events plus marked reductions in weight, HbA1c, and use of diabetes and cardiovascular medications.
The annual conference, which takes place in Cleveland and Baton Rouge, provide clinicians the latest on the science and treatment of obesity and its comorbidities.
New details are helping researchers understand precisely why bariatric surgery is associated with a lower risk of CV diseases and events.
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A new study found bariatric surgery protects patients who experience heart attacks or strokes. Dr. Ali Aminian, MD, explains.
A look at a comprehensive new review of data showing SG may be safer and provide some additional metabolic advantages over RYGB. Dr. Ali Aminian explains the findings.
Even five years after bariatric surgery, bone turnover markers are very high. An expert explains critical diet-related needs following a bariatric surgery to ensure bone and kidney health.
Following two previous bariatric surgeries elsewhere, a 45-year-old woman undergoes a revision to a distal gastric bypass with outstanding results.
New research presented this week at the 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery shows revisional surgery in patients with persistent or relapsed type 2 diabetes mellitus after bariatric surgery can significantly improve glucose control.
Study shows that formerly obese men with T2D can enjoy the benefits of higher testosterone levels for at least five years following bariatric surgery.