Association of Bariatric Surgery With Cancer Risk and Mortality in Adults With Obesity

Importance Obesity increases the incidence and mortality from some types of cancer, but it remains uncertain whether intentional weight loss can decrease this risk. Objective To investigate whether bariatric surgery is associated with lower cancer risk and mortality in patients with obesity. Design, Setting, and Participants In the SPLENDID (Surgical Procedures and Long-term Effectiveness in …

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Effect of #bariatric surgery on ischemic #stroke risk

Bariatric surgery has demonstrated improvements in cardiovascular health. The effect on ischemic stroke risk remains unclear. The goal of this study was to compare the risk of stroke among bariatric surgery patients versus controls. MethodsUsing Mariner, a national all-payer claims database, we identified patients with BMI > 40, or BMI > 35 with qualifying comorbidities …

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#Obesity and Responsiveness to #Food Marketing Before and After #Bariatric Surgery

Although food marketing is often accused of increasing population obesity, the relationship between individual responsiveness to marketing and obesity has yet to be established: Are people with obesity more responsive to food marketing and, if so, is it a stable trait or can it be reversed by bariatric surgery? We studied the responses to three …

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#Life Expectancy after #Bariatric Surgery in the Swedish Obese Subjects Study

Obesity shortens life expectancy. Bariatric surgery is known to reduce the long-term relative risk of death, but its effect on life expectancy is unclear.. ..In total, 2007 and 2040 patients were included in the surgery group and the control group, respectively, and 1135 participants were included in the reference cohort. At the time of the …

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#Colorectal Cancer Risk Following #Bariatric Surgery in a Nationwide Study of French Individuals With Obesity

..The mean (SD) follow-up was 6.2 (2.1) years for patients who underwent adjustable gastric banding, 5.5 (2.1) years for patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy, and 5.7 (2.2) years for patients who underwent gastric bypass. In total, 13β€―052 incident colorectal cancers (1.2%) and 63β€―649 colorectal benign polyps were diagnosed. The rate of colorectal cancer was 0.6% …

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