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Changes in Bariatric Surgery Procedure Use in Michigan, 2006-2013

Changes in Bariatric Surgery Procedure Use in Michigan, 2006-2013 Letters RESEARCH LETTER Figure. Relative Use of Common Bariatric Procedures in Michigan Between June 2006 and December 2013 Changes in Bariatric Surgery Procedure Use in Michigan, 2006-2013 Adjustable gastric banding Roux-en-Y gastric bypass Bariatric surgery is the most effective therapy available for sig- Sleeve gastrectomy nificant and sustainable weight loss in patients with morbid Duodenal switch 1,2 Cuzick P <.001 for trend obesity. As a result of the increasing prevalence of obesity, improvements in perioperative safety, and expanded insur- ance coverage, bariatric surgery use has increased during the 3,4 last decade. Changes in procedure use over time reflect emerging evi- dence regarding the comparative safety and effectiveness of 1,2,5 available procedures. An understanding of current trends in bariatric procedure use can inform primary care physi- cians counseling patients with morbid obesity who are con- sidering surgical intervention. Although recent reports have documented an increased use 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 4,6 Jun-Dec of sleeve gastrectomy (SG) in certain populations, the ex- Year of Procedure tent to which this procedure has supplanted other proce- dures, such as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or laparo- scopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), is poorly understood. Moreover, it is unclear if relative http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Changes in Bariatric Surgery Procedure Use in Michigan, 2006-2013

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2014 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
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10.1001/jama.2014.7651
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25182106
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Abstract

Letters RESEARCH LETTER Figure. Relative Use of Common Bariatric Procedures in Michigan Between June 2006 and December 2013 Changes in Bariatric Surgery Procedure Use in Michigan, 2006-2013 Adjustable gastric banding Roux-en-Y gastric bypass Bariatric surgery is the most effective therapy available for sig- Sleeve gastrectomy nificant and sustainable weight loss in patients with morbid Duodenal switch 1,2 Cuzick P <.001 for trend obesity. As a result of the increasing prevalence of obesity, improvements in perioperative safety, and expanded insur- ance coverage, bariatric surgery use has increased during the 3,4 last decade. Changes in procedure use over time reflect emerging evi- dence regarding the comparative safety and effectiveness of 1,2,5 available procedures. An understanding of current trends in bariatric procedure use can inform primary care physi- cians counseling patients with morbid obesity who are con- sidering surgical intervention. Although recent reports have documented an increased use 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 4,6 Jun-Dec of sleeve gastrectomy (SG) in certain populations, the ex- Year of Procedure tent to which this procedure has supplanted other proce- dures, such as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or laparo- scopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), is poorly understood. Moreover, it is unclear if relative

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 3, 2014

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