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Obesity is a global problem affecting 604 million adults worldwide.1 In the United States, obesity has a prevalence of 40%, and the rate continues to increase each year.2 As a result, there has been a 5% increase in the number of bariatric procedures,3 and bariatric surgeons are being faced with performing higher volumes of these surgeries and ensuring that they are effective. Recent data show that, among the available bariatric procedures, 60% are performed using sleeve gastrectomy.3 Surgeons