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How much weight will I lose after gastric bypass surgery?

 

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After gastric bypass surgery, people generally lose 61% of excess weight. One long-term follow-up study found that 25% of the excess weight remained off 10 years later.

After gastric banding, people lose on average 47% of their excess weight. About 13% of it remained off 10 years later, according to the long-term study.

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