Nov 23, 2012
Health Benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery Persist for Six Years - I guess I am living on borrowed time, seeing as I am working on year nine, as is Mr. MM, and Mr. MM's mom, and Mr. MM's sister. We're all screwed. - MM.
The health benefits of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery in severely obese patients persist for six years, according to a prospective, controlled study (JAMA 2012;308:1122-1131). These benefits include weight loss and improvements in major cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors.