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Pennsylvania Hospital bariatric surgery program receives Center of Excellence designation

Pennsylvania Hospital bariatric surgery program receives Center of Excellence designation

BMI criteria for obesity surgery should be lowered

BMI criteria for obesity surgery should be lowered

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell opens new section of general surgery called Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell opens new section of general surgery called Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery

Heart attacks and suicide higher in those who have surgery for obesity

Heart attacks and suicide higher in those who have surgery for obesity

Research needed to overcome bariatric surgery objections

Research needed to overcome bariatric surgery objections

Gastric bypass reduces mortality risk in severely obese patients

Gastric bypass reduces mortality risk in severely obese patients

Link found between gastric bypass and several serious neurological conditions

Link found between gastric bypass and several serious neurological conditions

Obese people more likely to have persistent or severe persistent asthma

Obese people more likely to have persistent or severe persistent asthma

Simple scoring system accurately predicts weight-loss surgery risk

Simple scoring system accurately predicts weight-loss surgery risk

Geisinger Health System launches study on obesity and related liver problem

Geisinger Health System launches study on obesity and related liver problem

Gastric surgery the latest idea in the U.S. to resolve obesity in children

Gastric surgery the latest idea in the U.S. to resolve obesity in children

Gastric bypass surgery may not be the most effective surgery in producing weight loss

Gastric bypass surgery may not be the most effective surgery in producing weight loss

A new study shows that the number of Americans who had weight-loss surgery quadrupled between 1998 and 2002

A new study shows that the number of Americans who had weight-loss surgery quadrupled between 1998 and 2002

Weight loss surgery is the most effective treatment available for obesity say experts

Weight loss surgery is the most effective treatment available for obesity say experts

Massive weight loss conference hits Dallas

Massive weight loss conference hits Dallas

Weight loss surgery reduces components of  metabolic syndrome in obese patients

Weight loss surgery reduces components of metabolic syndrome in obese patients

The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori is high among patients about to undergo weight loss surgery

The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori is high among patients about to undergo weight loss surgery

Some patients who undergo treatment considered to be the last resort for severe obesity can develop peripheral neuropathy

Some patients who undergo treatment considered to be the last resort for severe obesity can develop peripheral neuropathy

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction