Published in Medical Imaging Week, December 16th, 2006
Study 1: Research findings, "Duodenal switch provides superior weight loss in the super-obese (BMI > or =50 kg/m2) compared with gastric bypass," are discussed in a new report. According to recent research published in the journal Annals of Surgery, "Although weight loss following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is acceptable in patients with preoperative body mass index (BMI) between 35 and 50 kg/m, results from several series demonstrate that failure rates approach 40% when BMI is >or=50 kg/m. Here we report the first large single institution series directly...
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