• Gastric bypass surgery associated with increased fracture risk

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Adults with obesity who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery are more likely to sustain a fracture independent of the amount of weight loss or diabetes status, with the risk for fracture rising over time, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone & Mineral Research.
    “While sleeve gastrectomy recently has risen to become the choice, Roux-en Y gastric bypass is still the historically most utilized method, the most effective and well-documented bariatric procedure, providing long-term weight loss, metabolic benefits and improved survival,” Kristian F. Axelsson, MD,
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