Is weight loss more successful after gastric bypass than gastric banding for obese patients?Paul O'Brien . Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology & Hepatology (2009) 6, 136-137  Comparisons of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding have shown greater benefit of the Roux-en-Y gastric-bypass approach to achieve short-term weight loss. The mechanisms by which these approaches induce weight loss are fundamentally different; therefore, at least medium-term studies that involve intention-to-treat analyses are needed to evaluate the benefits of these treatments fully. Leggi l'articolo

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