An international panel of experts has issued new evidence-based guidelines that call for dramatically expanding patients’ eligibility for metabolic and bariatric surgery, including recommending that children and adolescents with obesity be considered for weight-loss surgery under certain conditions. The standards significantly lower the body mass index threshold at which surgery should be considered.
Bariatric surgery, the most effective current treatment for patients with obesity, can significantly reduce many adult patients’ risks of developing and dying from obesity-related cancers, a new study led by Cleveland Clinic researchers has found.
A recent study examined the long-term effects of medical and surgical treatments of T2DM on patient reported outcomes.
Laparoscopic RYGB may become the preferred approach to decrease acid and bile reflux and preserve esophageal function in scleroderma patients.
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New study shows patients with severe type 2 diabetes may reap the positive metabolic results that often come with bariatric surgery.
Cleveland Clinic researchers have developed the first app to help caregivers minimize risks and chose the best procedure for individual patients seeking bariatric surgery.