Carotid Stenting Linked to High Real-World Mortality | Medpage Today

Carotid Stenting Linked to High Real-World Mortality | Medpage Today.

One-third of Medicare patients died in the 2 years after the procedure.

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Alcoholism after gastric bypass: Is it in your mind or gut? » Scienceline

In 2012, a large study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that the percentage of patients abusing alcohol increased from 7.6 percent before surgery to 9.6 percent two years after surgery — that’s potentially an additional 2,000 alcoholics each year in the United States. Since then, a growing body of evidence has corroborated these findings. The longest-running study suggests the effect persists even a decade after surgery.

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