Improved urinary incontinence another benefit of bariatric surgery

US researchers found among 36 women that, on average, three years after bariatric surgery their pelvic floor function had improved and their social life and quality of physical life had improved.

However sexual function, in which most had scored low at baseline, failed to improve except on an index relating to urinary incontinence, the researchers said.

“We demonstrated that surgically induced weight loss was associated with improvement in quality of life… as well as improvement on a condition-specific measure of sexual function in