gastric bypass surgery

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Study finds rerouting bile acids may offer simpler alternative to gastric bypass surgery

A new surgical procedure could offer a simpler approach to achieve some of the same weight-loss and metabolic benefits associated with gastric bypass surgery, researchers at VUMC report.

Weight regain after gastric bypass

Early weight regain after gastric bypass surgery does not reverse metabolic improvements, and the “hunger hormone” ghrelin might indicate who is susceptible to weight regain.