You are a health care provider for someone who is ready for bariatric surgery. Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) is rapidly becoming the most frequently-performed bariatric procedure worldwide, but is it the best for everyone? How can we give the most informed guidance to the individual patient? Recent big data analyses give head to head comparisons of VSG and Roux-en-Y bypass, which is currently the reigning champ. This session will inform everyone involved in clinical obesity care about the pros and cons of each procedure tailored to the individual. This is precision medicine at its finest.
The Kindest Cut—Is RYGB Still the Gold Standard?
David Arterburn, MD MPH