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Of Two Common Weight Loss Surgeries, One Is Safer But May Be Less Effective

October 6, 2021


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Two of the most common weight loss surgeries are sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgery. A new study from U-M Health determined that over the long-term, sleeve gastrectomy is safer for Medicare patients. This procedure involves eliminating a section of the stomach.

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