A valuable research was carried out by researchers from the University of Utah in the field of Bariatric Surgery (Obesity Surgery). In the news on the foreign news site Medical News Today, the researchers found that there was a significant decrease in the death rate of people who lost weight with the batriatric surgery method within the 40-year respite. In the research conducted on the batriatric surgery operations that have been performed since the 1950s; It has been revealed that there is a significant decrease in the death rate of all-cause mortality and the conditions specific to the cause until 40 years later. In the news pointing out that more than 198,000 cases of batriatric surgery were performed in the United States in 2020, While weight loss surgery can have life-changing and even life-saving results for patients, the procedures also have potential risks, it has been noted.
A new retrospective study from the University of Utah reveals that individuals undergoing bariatric surgery show significant reductions in all-cause mortality and cause-specific conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, up to 40 years after surgery.
Data from 22 Thousand Persons Examined
In the news; For the study conducted in the field of bariatric surgery associated with low mortality, it was shared that the researchers examined the information obtained from approximately 22,000 individuals who underwent bariatric surgery in Utah between 1982 and 2018, and compared this information with individuals who did not undergo bariatric surgery but matched in terms of age, gender and body mass index. .
Medical News Today pointed out that on the analysis, scientists found that the rate of death from all causes was 16 percent lower in people who had bariatric surgery than those who had not. In addition, the following information was shared in the news: “In addition, the researchers reported that the death rate of people who had weight loss surgery was reduced by 29 percent from cardiovascular disease, 43 percent from cancer and 72 percent from diabetes, compared to people who did not have surgery. In contrast, the scientists found that death rates from chronic liver disease in individuals who had weight loss surgery were 83 percent higher than those who did not have the surgery. It was revealed that the suicide rate of young people aged 18 to 34 years who had bariatric surgery was higher than those who did not have surgery. (BILIM SAHHAT NEWS AGENCY)
Source : Medical News Today