Bariatric surgeries vary in long-term benefits and risks

Of two major weight-loss surgeries, sleeve gastrectomy is safer long-term than gastric bypass, researchers reported on Oct. 6, 2021 in JAMA Surgery. But sleeve gastrectomy is associated with a higher long-term risk of need for surgical revision. “It’s really important for patients to understand the risk of significant issues like death, complications, and hospitalization after these two procedures because that […]