Bariatric surgery can help people with obesity lose weight, among other potential benefits. But surgery can also cause harm, and outcomes may vary across different procedures. A recent PCORI-funded study compared the benefits and harms of the two most common types of bariatric surgery.

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Posted: September 16, 2021

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