Bariatric surgery in PCOS.

Bariatric surgery can be an effective means of weight loss in PCOS women. It also has reproductive benefits in women. Bariatric surgery may prevent or revert metabolic was historically practices in reproductive aged women nowadays it was also practiced in adolescents as well. Bariatric surgery can be effective in achieving significant weight loss, reduction of cardiovascular risk and even in improving pregnancy outcomes. Ultimately, bariatric surgery should be considered part of the treatment in PCOS women. Bariatric surgery performed in the 3 most common procedures are laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding , laparoscopic roux-en-Y gastric bypass  and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

  • Risks of bariatric surgery
  • Surgery for adolescents
  • Reproductive considerations for bariatric surgery