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Restricting coverage to COEs not associated with improved outcomes for bariatric surgery

Restricting coverage to COEs not associated with improved outcomes for bariatric surgery

Lap banding safe and effective long-term strategy for management of obesity

Lap banding safe and effective long-term strategy for management of obesity

Bariatric surgery succeeds when new year resolutions to lose weight fail

Bariatric surgery succeeds when new year resolutions to lose weight fail

Bariatric surgery rates dropping in adolescents

Bariatric surgery rates dropping in adolescents

Bariatric surgery: an interview with Dr Shyam Dahiya

Bariatric surgery: an interview with Dr Shyam Dahiya

Study compares effects of weight loss induced by gastric bypass and banding on metabolic response

Study compares effects of weight loss induced by gastric bypass and banding on metabolic response

ACS BSCN accredits UCSD Bariatric Metabolic Institute as Level 1 facility

ACS BSCN accredits UCSD Bariatric Metabolic Institute as Level 1 facility

Rising rates of obesity lead to increases in bariatric surgery

Rising rates of obesity lead to increases in bariatric surgery

UI Hospital surgeons perform first robotic-assisted kidney transplant and sleeve gastrectomy

UI Hospital surgeons perform first robotic-assisted kidney transplant and sleeve gastrectomy

Research roundup: Disparities in head scans; Unnecessary heart tests; Americans hit the walkway

Research roundup: Disparities in head scans; Unnecessary heart tests; Americans hit the walkway

LUHS opens multidisciplinary center to treat obesity

LUHS opens multidisciplinary center to treat obesity

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery can increase risk of alcohol-use disorders

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery can increase risk of alcohol-use disorders

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy safer than bariatric and metabolic surgery

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy safer than bariatric and metabolic surgery

Bariatric procedure increases risk of alcohol use disorders two years after surgery

Bariatric procedure increases risk of alcohol use disorders two years after surgery

Bariatric surgery may increase risk for alcohol use disorders

Bariatric surgery may increase risk for alcohol use disorders

New exhibit shows how radiologists play a key role in gastric band and bypass surgeries

New exhibit shows how radiologists play a key role in gastric band and bypass surgeries

Obesity surgery shows threefold rise over five years

Obesity surgery shows threefold rise over five years

Minimally invasive treatments could target ‘hunger hormone’

Minimally invasive treatments could target ‘hunger hormone’

BY-BAND study to compare two types of gastric surgery for obesity

BY-BAND study to compare two types of gastric surgery for obesity

Gastric bypass superior to lap banding finds study

Gastric bypass superior to lap banding finds study