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VA Study Claims Gastric Bypass Not Associated with Decreased Mortality

June 13, 2011

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Today, Matthew Maciejewski PhD et al published an article in JAMA online titled, “Survival Among High-Risk Patients After Bariatric Surgery”. This was a retrospective cohort study of bariatric surgery programs in Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers. Mortality was examined for 850 veterans who underwent gastric bypass surgery at 12 VA centers between 2000 and 2006. […]

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