Moving the Dial Toward Reducing Complications for Weight-Loss Surgery Patients (image) American College of Surgeons Share Print E-Mail Caption From 2013 to 2017, the number of bariatric (weight-loss) operations performed annually rose from 234 to 438 at an accredited bariatric surgery program. Yet, the program reportedly saw these postoperative quality improvements for its patients. Credit American College of Surgeons, 2018 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.