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Association of Bariatric Surgery Using Laparoscopic Banding, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, or Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Usual Care Obesity Management With All-Cause Mortality

Association of Bariatric Surgery Using Laparoscopic Banding, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, or... Key PointsQuestionIs there an association between undergoing bariatric surgery with laparoscopic banding, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy vs nonsurgical usual care management and all-cause mortality among patients with obesity? FindingsIn this retrospective cohort study of 8385 patients who underwent bariatric surgery and 25 155 matched patients who received usual care, the mortality rate over approximately 4.5 years was 1.3% among surgical patients compared with 2.3% among nonsurgical patients, a significant difference. MeaningBariatric surgery was associated with reduced all-cause mortality. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Association of Bariatric Surgery Using Laparoscopic Banding, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, or Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Usual Care Obesity Management With All-Cause Mortality

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2017.20513
pmid
29340677
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Abstract

Key PointsQuestionIs there an association between undergoing bariatric surgery with laparoscopic banding, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy vs nonsurgical usual care management and all-cause mortality among patients with obesity? FindingsIn this retrospective cohort study of 8385 patients who underwent bariatric surgery and 25 155 matched patients who received usual care, the mortality rate over approximately 4.5 years was 1.3% among surgical patients compared with 2.3% among nonsurgical patients, a significant difference. MeaningBariatric surgery was associated with reduced all-cause mortality.

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 16, 2018

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