Table 7

Percentage of excess BMI lost at 1 and 5 year(s) following RYGB and VSG and percentage of patients achieving remission of comorbidites at 5 year follow-up (n=217)15.

% Excess BMI lost after 1 year% Excess BMI lost after 5 years% of patients acheiving remission of comorbidity at 5 years
  • There was no significant difference between RYGB and VSG for excess BMI lost at 1 or 5 years or for comorbidity resolution at 5 years.15

  • RYGB, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass; T2DM, type 2 diabetes mellitus; VSG, vertical sleeve gastrectomy.