In clinical studies, candidates for the procedure who had multiple obesity-related health conditions questioned whether they could safely have the surgery.
Studies show that even though the selection of surgical candidates is based on very strict criteria, surgery is an option for the majority of patients.
Please note that the information in this website is an educational resource and should not be used for decisions regarding treatment.
All such decisions must be made in consultation with a physician or your healthcare provider.
Every person is an individual with unique medical issues that need to be considered thoroughly in the decision to have bariatric surgery. Weight loss depends on a lot of factors and the results may vary from person to person.