Gastrointestinal symptoms after bariatric surgery—more focus needed

      Beneficial short- and long-term effects of bariatric surgery are well documented. Less is known about long-term side effects and adverse events. The 1991 recommendations for performing bariatric surgery are founded on limited evidence of long-term effects of contemporary procedures.
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