Position and Consensus Statements

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ASMBS Proton Pump Inhibitor Prophylaxis after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A National Survey...

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ASMBS Literature Review on Antiobesity Medication Use for MBS Patients

There are currently 9 FDA-approved AOMs on the market in the United States. These medications have been used and studied...
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ASMBS Consensus Statement on Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Management

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ASMBS Review on Fasting for Religious Purposes After Surgery

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ASMBS First Report Closed-Claims Registry: Prevalence, Causes, and Lessons Learned from Bariatric...

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ASMBS Current State of the Definition and Terminology Related to Weight Recurrence...

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ASMBS 2020 Estimate of Metabolic and Bariatric Procedures Performed in the United...

Background: Metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS), despite being the only effective durable treatment for obesity, remains underused as approximately 1%...
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ASMBS Nutrition for Pregnancy after Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Literature Review and...

The prevalence of metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) has increased over the years, with the majority of these surgeries performed...
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ASMBS Updated Position Statement on Perioperative Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Bariatric Surgery

Patients undergoing bariatric surgery are at an increased risk for VTE. The initial ASMBS position statement on VTE prophylaxis in...
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ASMBS Position Statement on the Impact of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery on...

NAFLD is a major health issue in the United States and worldwide, inflicting a growing burden on patients’ health and...