1. The role of preoperative weight loss on the outcomes of bariatric surgery is a topic of great interest. Identify the FALSE statement about preoperative weight loss in bariatric surgery. A. Patients who have >10% excess weight loss preoperatively have a better weight loss postoperatively. B. The use of VLCD before surgery makes surgery technically easier. C. Patients successful in losing more than 5% excess weight preoperatively have shorter hospital stays. D. A reduction in liver volume is not observed with VLCD.