U-M expert discusses an upcoming clinical trial involving a new non-invasive, endoscopic weight-loss procedure called the EndoBarrier®.
A multidisciplinary Michigan Medicine program performs innovative weight-loss treatments using noninvasive techniques. Learn more about the options.
A survey examines what qualities patients look for when choosing a bariatric surgery procedure. But those needs might not align with their final decision.
Often driven by insurers, delays in approving weight-loss surgery can deter some patients from the pursuit. And waiting longer doesn’t improve safety, a new study says.
To increase patient satisfaction and lower costs in emergency departments, researchers interviewed former surgical patients who later visited EDs with nonemergent conditions.
As more Americans turn to bariatric surgery for weight loss, a new study suggests they may not want to wait until their BMI exceeds 40 to reap the biggest benefits.