Position and Consensus Statements

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ASMBS Biliopancreatic Access Following Anatomy-Altering Bariatric Surgery: A Literature Review

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) issues the following literature review for the purpose of enhancing quality...
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ASMBS Position Statement on Preoperative Patient Optimization Before Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

The following position statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in response to inquiries made...
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ASMBS Preoperative Care Pathway for Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

In 2017, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS): Care Pathway Development for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG) was...
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ASMBS Considerations on the Role of Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in the Pediatric Metabolic and...

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Postoperative nausea and vomiting in bariatric surgery: a position statement endorsed by...

Despite extensive research regarding risk factors and treatment regimens, postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) has remained a challenge affecting up...
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ASMBS Position Statement on the Rationale for Performance of Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy...

The following position statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in response to inquiries made...
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ASMBS Updated Position Statement on Metabolic Bone Changes after Bariatric Surgery

The following position statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) for the purpose of...
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ASMBS Statement Safer Through Surgery Regarding Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery During the...

The surgical treatment of obesity and its complications has been postponed in many parts of the world during the COVID-19...
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ASMBS Updated Position Statement on Single-Anastomosis Duodenal Switch

The following updated statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) in response to numerous...
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ASMBS Position Statement on the Relationship Between Obesity and Cancer and the...

The following position statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in response to numerous inquiries...