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What are the Complications of Weight Loss Surgery?

Bariatric surgery is effective treatment for obesity and its related disorders. Yet as increasing numbers of patients undergo this procedure, gastroenterologists encounter a growing number of complications. A Perspective article in the April issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology¬†discusses common … Continue reading

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Surviving Childhood Cancer Increases GI Risks

Individuals who received therapy for cancer during childhood have an increased risk of developing GI complications later in life, according to Robert Goldsby et al. in the May issue of Gastroenterology. About 80% of children who receive cancer therapy survive … Continue reading

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