It is an update to the AASM’s 2010 guideline, which made recommendations for specific surgical procedures but did not address when to consider such options.
Category: Bariatric Surgery
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute announced a call for applications for a new research program involving sleep diseases. The new program (R01) will deteRead More
While short-term complications and death rates are low following bariatric surgery, according to the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS-1), patients with a preoperative history of sleep apnea remain at a greater risk of complicationRead More
A new study by the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) found the average rate of postsurgical and other complications in patients who underwent bariatric surgery declined 21% between 2Read More