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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28214959/bile-reflux-scintigraphy-after-mini-gastric-bypass
#1
Tuure Saarinen, Jari Räsänen, Jarmo Salo, Antti Loimaala, Miia Pitkonen, Marja Leivonen, Anne Juuti
BACKGROUND: Significant weight-loss and diabetes remission have been reported after mini-gastric bypass (MGB). Concern has been raised regarding postoperative bile reflux (BR), but it has not been demonstrated in previous studies. We set out to find out if BR is evident in hepatobiliary scintigraphy after MGB. METHODS: Nine consecutive patients, seven with type 2 diabetes, underwent MGB (15 cm gastric tube, 250-275 cm biliary limb) at our institution with a 12-month follow-up, with none lost to follow-up...
February 18, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28214958/a-new-therapeutic-approach-to-obesity-stroke
#2
LETTER
Serhat Tokgoz, Hasan Huseyin Kozak
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 18, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28214957/quality-of-life-and-weight-loss-in-bariatric-patients
#3
LETTER
Michał Robert Janik
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 18, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28214956/banding-the-sleeve-improves-weight-loss-in-midterm-follow-up
#4
Jodok M Fink, Natalie Hoffmann, Simon Kuesters, Gabriel Seifert, Claudia Laessle, Torben Glatz, Ulrich T Hopt, W Konrad Karcz, Goran Marjanovic
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) can achieve excellent weight loss, yet sleeve dilatation with concomitant weight regain proves to be a relevant issue. Hence, additional restriction might improve results after LSG. METHODS: In a retrospective matched-pair analysis, 42 patients who underwent banded LSG (BLSG) using a MiniMizer® ring between January 2012 and October 2014 were analysed regarding weight loss, complications and comorbidity. Median follow-up was 3 years...
February 18, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28213666/patterns-of-abnormal-gastric-pacemaking-after-sleeve-gastrectomy-defined-by-laparoscopic-high-resolution-electrical-mapping
#5
Rachel Berry, Leo K Cheng, Peng Du, Niranchan Paskaranandavadivel, Timothy R Angeli, Terence Mayne, Grant Beban, Gregory O'Grady
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is increasingly being applied to treat obesity. LSG includes excision of the normal gastric pacemaker, which could induce electrical dysrhythmias impacting on post-operative symptoms and recovery, but these implications have not been adequately investigated. This study aimed to define the effects of LSG on gastric slow-wave pacemaking using laparoscopic high-resolution (HR) electrical mapping. METHODS: Laparoscopic HR mapping was performed before and after LSG using flexible printed circuit arrays (64-96 electrodes; 8-12 cm(2); n = 8 patients) deployed through a 12 mm trocar and positioned on the gastric serosa...
February 17, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28213665/neurologic-manifestations-of-vitamin-b-deficiency-after-bariatric-surgery
#6
Suriya Punchai, Zubaidah Nor Hanipah, Katherine M Meister, Philip R Schauer, Stacy A Brethauer, Ali Aminian
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to assess the incidence, clinical presentation, and outcomes of neurologic disorders secondary to vitamin B deficiencies following bariatric surgery. METHODS: Patients at a single academic institution who underwent bariatric surgery and developed neurologic complications secondary to low levels of vitamins B1, B2, B6, and B12 between the years 2004 and 2015 were studied. RESULTS: In total, 47 (0.7%) bariatric surgical patients (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass n = 36, sleeve gastrectomy n = 9, and duodenal switch n = 2) developed neurologic manifestations secondary to vitamin B deficiencies...
February 17, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28213664/type-2-diabetes-remission-after-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass-evidence-for-increased-expression-of-jejunal-genes-encoding-regenerating-pancreatic-islet-derived-proteins-as-a-potential-mechanism
#7
Priscila Sala, Raquel Susana Torrinhas, Danielle Cristina Fonseca, Steven Heymsfield, Daniel Giannella-Neto, Dan Linetzky Waitzberg
BACKGROUND: Intestinal expression of regenerating pancreatic islet-derived protein-encoding genes (REG) would be enhanced after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and would affect postoperative type 2 diabetes remission (T2Dr). METHODS: Intestinal biopsy samples were collected from 20 adult obese women with T2D before and 3 months after RYGB. Levels of REG expression and the gene encoding its putative receptor (EXTL3) were assessed by microarray and validated by quantitative RT-PCR...
February 17, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28210966/predictors-of-physical-activity-after-gastric-bypass-a-prospective-study
#8
Irmelin Bergh, Ingela Lundin Kvalem, Tom Mala, Bjørge Herman Hansen, Falko F Sniehotta
BACKGROUND: Most patients do not meet the recommended level of physical activity after bariatric surgery, and psychological factors underlying postoperative physical activity remain poorly understood. This study aimed at identifying self-regulatory predictors of physical activity after bariatric surgery. METHODS: Questionnaire data including self-regulation variables and the short-version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire were obtained in a prospective cohort of 230 patients 1 year after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
February 16, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28210965/techniques-of-single-stage-laparoscopic-conversion-of-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass-to-single-anastomosis-bilio-pancreatic-diversion-with-duodenal-switch
#9
Muhammad A Jawad, Lars Nelson, Rena C Moon, Andre F Teixeira
BACKGROUND: Conversion of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) to single anastomosis duodenal switch can be a complicated and time-consuming operation for surgeons. PURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to present our technique of single-step laparoscopic conversion of RYGB to single anastomosis duodenal switch bilio-pancreatic diversion and vertical sleeve gastrectomy, creating a 250-cm common channel. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A laparoscopic technique was utilized in the conversion...
February 16, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28210964/exploring-partners-experiences-in-living-with-patients-who-undergo-bariatric-surgery
#10
Anna Wallwork, Lynn Tremblay, Monica Chi, Sanjeev Sockalingam
BACKGROUND: Bariatric surgery is effective in assisting persons with severe obesity in achieving significant weight loss and improved health; however, success depends on one's lifelong commitment to lifestyle modifications post-operatively. Life partners can be essential to the success of bariatric patients as they can serve as a primary resource to patients and healthcare teams. This study aimed to explore bariatric patients' partner's experiences in order to help inform clinical practice in bariatric care to better address patient and partner needs...
February 16, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28210963/impact-of-preoperative-serum-vitamin-d-level-on-postoperative-complications-and-excess-weight-loss-after-gastric-bypass
#11
Caroline Schaaf, Jean Gugenheim
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to determine the impact of hypovitaminosis D on Gastric Bypass outcomes. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed all patients who underwent primary intention Gastric Bypass in our center between January 2012 and December 2013. Postoperative complications, 1 and 2-year excess weight loss were compared between patients with and without hypovitaminosis D. RESULTS: Among 258 patients who met inclusion criteria, 56 (21...
February 16, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28205008/laparoscopic-conversion-of-omega-loop-gastric-bypass-into-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass
#12
Radwan Kassir, Talal Alamri, Patrice Lointier
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February 15, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28205007/long-term-evaluation-of-biliary-reflux-after-experimental-one-anastomosis-gastric-bypass-in-rats
#13
Matthieu Bruzzi, Henri Duboc, Caroline Gronnier, Dominique Rainteau, Anne Couvelard, Maude Le Gall, André Bado, Jean-Marc Chevallier
BACKGROUND: Controversy remains regarding biliary reflux after one-anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB). The aim of this "pilot" study was to analyze biliary reflux and its potential long-term consequences on esogastric mucosae in OAGB-operated rats. METHODS: Diet-induced obese rats were subjected to OAGB (n = 10) or sham (n = 4) surgery and followed up for 16 weeks. Evolution of weight and glucose tolerance was analyzed. Bile acid concentration measurement, histological and qRT-PCR analysis were performed in the esogastric segments...
February 15, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28205006/preservation-of-fat-free-mass-after-bariatric-surgery-our-point-of-view
#14
LETTER
Luigi Schiavo, Giuseppe Scalera, Vincenzo Pilone, Gabriele De Sena, Antonio Iannelli, Alfonso Barbarisi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 15, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28197866/quality-of-life-and-weight-loss-in-the-long-term-after-gastric-bypass
#15
LETTER
R S R Álvares, A M R Beleigoli, A G M Cançado, N H K Magario, L G O Freitas, V G van Eijk, M M N H Ferreira, M F H S Diniz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 15, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28197865/revision-of-biliopancreatic-diversion-for-side-effects-or-insufficient-weight-loss-codification-of-a-new-procedure
#16
Valerio Ceriani, Ferdinando Pinna, Tiziana Lodi, Antonio E Pontiroli
PURPOSE: Addressing the problem of proctologic sequelae after Scopinaro's classical BPD, we elongated the common limb from 50 to 200 cm at the expense of the alimentary limb and simultaneously, with the aim of avoiding weight regain, reduced the gastric pouch from 500 to 40 ml. After increased experience with the new procedure, we observed a favourable tendency towards further weight loss. Thus, we subsequently extended the indication to the procedure to patients with unsatisfactory weight loss after Scopinaro's classical BPD (SBPD)...
February 14, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28197864/status-of-iron-metabolism-10-years-after-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass
#17
Daniela Vicinansa Monaco-Ferreira, Vânia Aparecida Leandro-Merhi
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to investigate changes in iron metabolism and verify whether biochemical parameters are related to the use of oral iron supplement 10 years after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. METHODS: This longitudinal retrospective study included 151 patients submitted to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The collected data included use of an oral iron supplement, hemoglobin, hematocrit, serum iron, and ferritin. The chi-squared or Fisher's exact test was used to analyze the association between use of iron supplement and nutritional deficiency...
February 14, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28194653/erratum-to-the-effect-of-bariatric-surgery-on-mobility-health-related-quality-of-life-healthcare-resource-utilization-and-employment-status
#18
Jean-Eric Tarride, Ruth Breau, Arya M Sharma, Dennis Hong, Scott Gmora, Jason R Guertin, Daria O'Reilly, Feng Xie, Mehran Anvari
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 13, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28190216/moderating-the-enthusiasm-of-sleeve-gastrectomy-up-to-fifty-percent-of-reflux-symptoms-after-ten-years-in-a-consecutive-series-of-one-hundred-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomies
#19
Yannick Mandeville, Ruth Van Looveren, Peter-Jan Vancoillie, Xander Verbeke, Katrien Vandendriessche, Patrick Vuylsteke, Paul Pattyn, Bart Smet
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become a popular one-stage bariatric procedure with a proven efficacy on weight loss. However, the relationship between LSG and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) remains a subject of debate. The objective is to determine the long-term effect of LSG on weight loss and reflux disease. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 100 consecutive patients who underwent an LSG between January 2005 and March 2009 was performed...
February 11, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28185152/incidental-finding-of-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors-during-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-in-obese-patients
#20
Germán Viscido, Franco Signorini, Luciano Navarro, Mario Campazzo, Patricia Saleg, Verónica Gorodner, Lucio Obeide, Federico Moser
INTRODUCTION: The frequency of incidental pathology found during laparoscopic bariatric surgery has been estimated to be 2%. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are infrequent lesions and account for less than 1% of all digestive tract tumors. The reported incidence of this type of tumors during bariatric surgery is around 0.8%. The objective of this study was to evaluate incidence, characteristics, and evolution of incidentally found GISTs in patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) for the treatment of obesity...
February 9, 2017: Obesity Surgery
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