Short-term weight loss before bariatric surgery leads to better outcomes

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For patients undergoing weight loss (bariatric) surgery, losing at least 8 percent of excess weight just one month before the procedure directly impacts their ability to shed even more pounds in the year following surgery, according to new study findings published as an “article in press” on the website of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons ahead of print.

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