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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28944432/trend-of-changes-in-serum-albumin-and-its-relation-with-sex-age-and-bmi-following-laparoscopic-mini-gastric-bypass-surgery-in-morbid-obese-cases
#1
Mehrdad Karimi, Ali Kabir, Masoumeh Nejatifar, Abdolreza Pazouki
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to investigate the pattern of changes in serum albumin level after mini-gastric bypass (MGB) and its association with gender, age, and body mass index (BMI) of the patients. METHODS: This cohort study was conducted on 196 morbidly obese patients undergoing MGB followed for 1 year. The data on BMI, serum albumin level, demographic, anthropometric, biochemical variables and comorbidities were gathered before and after (3, 6, and 12 months) surgery...
September 24, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28933032/the-effect-of-dumping-on-weight-loss-in-conversion-of-failed-restrictive-surgery-a-cross-sectional-pilot-study
#2
Ruth Van Looveren, Yannick Mandeville, Pieter Logghe, Katrien Vandendriessche, Xander Verbeke, Patrick Vuylsteke, Paul Pattyn, Bart Smet
PURPOSE: Dumping is currently seen as a negative side effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). However, it may help patients to comply with their prescribed diet. In this study, we assess the role of dumping on weight loss in patients who have undergone conversion of failed restrictive surgery into RYGB. METHODS: An analysis was performed of 100 consecutive patients who underwent revisional RYGB (rRYGB) between 2006 and 2011 due to inadequate weight loss or band intolerance after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)...
September 21, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28933045/a-prospective-single-arm-trial-of-modified-long-biliopancreatic-and-short-alimentary-limbs-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass-in-type-2-diabetes-patients-with-mild-obesity
#3
Abdon José Murad, Ricardo Vitor Cohen, Eudes Paiva de Godoy, Christian Lamar Scheibe, Giuliano Peixoto Campelo, Almino Cardoso Ramos, Roclides Castro de Lima, Luís Eduardo Veras Pinto, Daniel Coelho, Hamilton Belo França Costa, Ígor Marreiros Pereira Pinto, Tiago Pereira, Francisco Raúl Santos Teófilo, José Aparecido Valadão
BACKGROUND: Type-2 diabetes (T2D) patients with body mass index (BMI) below 35 kg/m(2) carry lower remission rates than severely obese T2D individuals submitted to "standard limb lengths" Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Mild-obese patients appear to have more severe forms of T2D, where the mechanisms of glycemic control after a standard-RYGB may be insufficient. The elongation of the biliopancreatic limb may lead to greater stimulation of the distal intestine, alterations in bile acids and intestinal microbiota, among other mechanisms, leading to better metabolic outcomes...
September 20, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28929425/medium-term-outcomes-after-reversal-of-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass
#4
Gustavo Andrés Arman, J Himpens, R Bolckmans, D Van Compernolle, R Vilallonga, G Leman
BACKGROUND: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) can be reversed into normal anatomy (NA) or into sleeve gastrectomy (NASG) to address undesired side effects. Concomitant hiatal hernia repair (HHR) may be required. Before reversal, some patients benefit from placement of a gastrostomy, mostly to predict the result of recreating the native anatomy. METHODS: Retrospective study on mid-term effects of RYGB reversal to NA and NASG, including clinical and weight evolution, surgical complications, and incidence of gastro-esophageal reflux (GERD)...
September 19, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28924918/adipocyte-size-and-leptin-receptor-expression-in-human-subcutaneous-adipose-tissue-after-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass
#5
Martha Tamez, Victoria Ramos-Barragan, Patricia Mendoza-Lorenzo, Pablo Arrieta-Joffe, Sergio López-Martínez, Martín E Rojano-Rodríguez, Mucio Moreno-Portillo, María E Frigolet
The molecular mechanisms implicated in pronounced weight loss and metabolic benefits after bariatric surgery are still unknown. Adipocyte phenotype and metabolism have not been entirely explored. However, some features of adipocyte function have been studied, such as adipocyte size and inflammation, which are both reduced after bariatric surgery. Adipocyte fat metabolism, which is partly regulated by leptin, is likely modified, since adipocyte area is decreased. Here, we show that leptin receptor expression is increased, while adipocyte size is decreased 8 months after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
September 18, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28921422/high-incidence-of-secondary-hyperparathyroidism-in-bariatric-patients-comparing-different-procedures
#6
Jih-Hua Wei, Wei-Jei Lee, Keong Chong, Yi-Chih Lee, Shu-Chun Chen, Po-Hsun Huang, Shing-Jong Lin
BACKGROUND: Bariatric surgery is an effective therapy for morbid obesity but may reduce calcium absorption and significantly decrease the bone mineral density. This study examined the prevalence of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in obese subjects during follow-up after different bariatric surgeries. We investigated predictors of SHPT. METHODS: We enrolled 1470 obese subjects undergoing bariatric/metabolic surgery with at least 1-year follow-up, including 322 patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), 695 undergoing single anastomosis (mini-) gastric bypass (SAGB), 93 undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), and 360 undergoing sleeve gastrectomy (SG)...
September 18, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918512/letter-to-the-editor-for-the-manuscript-the-complex-interplay-of-physical-fitness-protein-intake-and-vitamin-d-supplementation-after-bariatric-surgery
#7
LETTER
Steffen Seyfried, Till Hasenberg, Mirko Otto
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 16, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916989/comparison-of-the-recovery-profile-between-desflurane-and-sevoflurane-in-patients-undergoing-bariatric-surgery-a-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
#8
REVIEW
Preet Mohinder Singh, Anuradha Borle, Jason McGavin, Anjan Trikha, Ashish Sinha
Early and clear recovery from anesthesia is the crux for preventing perioperative complications in the obese undergoing bariatric surgery. Volatile inhalation agents by virtue of high lipid solubility are expected to produce residual anesthetic effects. Prospective randomized trials comparing desflurane and sevoflurane used for anesthesia maintenance (electroencephalograph guided) during bariatric surgery published till 1st of July 2017 were searched in the medical database. Comparisons were made for surrogate markers of recovery from anesthesia that included time to eye-opening (TEo), time to tracheal-extubation (TEx), and Aldrete scores on immediately shifting to recovery (Ald-I)...
September 16, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28914408/3d-volumetry-and-its-correlation-between-postoperative-gastric-volume-and-excess-weight-loss-after-sleeve-gastrectomy
#9
Andrés Hanssen, Sergio Plotnikov, Geylor Acosta, José Tomas Nuñez, José Haddad, Carmen Rodriguez, Claudia Petrucci, Diego Hanssen, Rafael Hanssen
BACKGROUND: The volume of the postoperative gastric remnant is a key factor in excess weight loss (EWL) after sleeve gastrectomy (SG). Traditional methods to estimate gastric volume (GV) after bariatric procedures are often inaccurate; usually conventional biplanar contrast studies are used. METHODS: Thirty patients who underwent SG were followed prospectively and evaluated at 6 months after the surgical procedure, performing 3D CT reconstruction and gastric volumetry, to establish its relationship with EWL...
September 15, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913642/small-volume-fast-emptying-gastric-pouch-leads-to-better-long-term-weight-loss-and-food-tolerance-after-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass
#10
Daniel Riccioppo, Marco Aurelio Santo, Manoel Rocha, Carlos Alberto Buchpiguel, Marcio Augusto Diniz, Denis Pajecki, Roberto de Cleva, Flavio Kawamoto
INTRODUCTION: Anatomical and functional influences on gastric bypass (GBP) results are often poorly evaluated and not yet fully understood. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the influence of the gastric pouch volume and its emptying rate on long-term weight loss and food tolerance after GBP. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Weight loss, food tolerance, pouch volumetry (V) by three-dimensional reconstruction, and pouch emptying rate by 4 h scintigraphy were evaluated in 67 patients...
September 14, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28905293/kenneth-b-jones-jr-md-facs-fasmbs
#11
Kenneth B Jones
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 13, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28905292/effects-of-laparoscopic-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass-for-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-comparison-of-bmi-%C3%A2-30-and-%C3%A2-30%C3%A2-kg-m-2
#12
Zhigang Ke, Fan Li, Jing Chen, Yu Gao, Xunmei Zhou, Fang Sun, Chunxue Li, Baohua Liu, Qiang Li, Zhiming Zhu, Weidong Tong
BACKGROUND: Recently, many studies focused on type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients with body mass index (BMI) < 30 kg/m(2) and suggested that those patients might benefit from Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). However, evidence on its effectiveness to improve T2DM patients with BMI < 30 kg/m(2) is still lacking. The aim of this study is to explore whether T2DM patients with BMI < 30 kg/m(2) get similar surgical effect from RYGB compared with those patients with BMI > 30 kg/m(2)...
September 13, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28900850/assessment-of-atrial-fibrillation-and-ventricular-arrhythmia-risk-after-bariatric-surgery-by-p-wave-qt-interval-dispersion
#13
Mustafa Yılmaz, Cihan Altın, Abdullah Tekin, Tansel Erol, İlker Arer, Tarık Zafer Nursal, Nurkan Törer, Varlık Erol, Haldun Müderrisoğlu
BACKGROUND: The association of obesity with atrial fibrillation (AF) and with ventricular arrhythmias is well documented. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate whether weight reduction by a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy has any effect on P wave dispersion (PWD), a predictor of AF, and corrected QT interval dispersion (CQTD), a marker of ventricular arrhythmias, in obese individuals. METHODS: In a prospective study, a total of 114 patients (79 females, 35 males) who underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy were examined...
September 13, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28895037/management-of-acute-sleeve-gastrectomy-leaks-by-conversion-to-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass-a-small-case-series
#14
Kutay Saglam, Aydin Aktas, Ersin Gundogan, Ismail Ertugrul, Ali Tardu, Servet Karagul, Serdar Kirmizi, Fatih Sumer, Veysel Ersan, Cuneyt Kayaalp
Management of early sleeve gastrectomy leak remains challenging. The recommended approach is endoscopic stenting and abdominal drainage. Conversion to a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is a common procedure used for late fistulas with distal obstruction. Here, we have presented three cases of early staple line leaks treated by conversion to RYGB. These patients had uncontrolled abdominal infections despite intensive medical treatments, and surgery was elected for abdominal drainage as well as to control the source of sepsis...
September 11, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28891022/converting-a-sleeve-gastrectomy-to-a-gastric-bypass-for-weight-loss-failure-is-it-worth-it
#15
Nadav Nevo, Subhi Abu-Abeid, Guy Lahat, Joseph Klausner, Shai M Eldar
BACKGROUND: Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is gaining popularity and has become the procedure of choice for many bariatric surgeons. Long-term weight loss failure is not uncommon. The preferred revisional procedure for these patients is still under debate. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to assess the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic gastric bypass as a revisional surgery for sleeve gastrectomy patients with weight loss failure. SETTING: The study was done at a bariatric surgery center in a university hospital...
September 10, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28889240/ursodeoxycholic-acid-in-the-prevention-of-gallstone-formation-after-bariatric-surgery-an-updated-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#16
REVIEW
Dimitrios E Magouliotis, Vasiliki S Tasiopoulou, Alexis A Svokos, Konstantina A Svokos, Christina Chatedaki, Eleni Sioka, Dimitris Zacharoulis
We aim to review the available literature on obese patients treated with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in order to prevent gallstone formation after bariatric surgery. A systematic literature search was performed in PubMed, Cochrane library, and Scopus databases, in accordance with the PRISMA guidelines. Eight studies met the inclusion criteria incorporating 1355 patients. Random-effects meta-analysis showed a lower incidence of gallstone formation in patients taking UDCA. Subgroup analysis reported fewer cases of gallstone disease in the UDCA group in relation to different bariatric procedures, doses of administered UDCA, and time from bariatric surgery...
September 9, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28887699/lifestyle-intervention-has-to-be-part-of-the-strategy-in-kidney-transplant-candidate-with-obesity
#17
LETTER
Sophie Cambos, Emilie Pupier, Maud Monsaingeon-Henry, Elias Sawaya, Karine Moreau, Blandine Gatta-Cherifi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 8, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28884338/reply-to-a-rare-complication-of-bariatric-surgery-retrograde-intussusception
#18
LETTER
Michel Suter
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 7, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875438/non-invasive-evaluation-of-nafld-with-indocyanine-green-clearance-test-a-preliminary-study-in-morbidly-obese-patients-undergoing-bariatric-surgery
#19
Pierre Eric Danin, Rodolphe Anty, Stephanie Patouraux, Marc Raucoules-Aimé, Jean Gugenheim, Albert Tran, Philippe Gual, Antonio Iannelli
BACKGROUND: Overweight and obesity dramatically increased in the last years. Hepatic complication of obesity, integrated in the term of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), is a spectrum of abnormality ranging from steatosis to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), potentially leading to cirrhosis. Liver biopsy remains the gold standard to evaluate the stage of NAFLD; however, the procedure is invasive. The indocyanine green (ICG) clearance test is performed since years to assess hepatic function before partial hepatectomy, or after liver transplantation...
September 5, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875396/the-reliability-of-bariatric-surgery-videos-in-youtube-platform
#20
Hasan Erdem, Abdullah Sisik
BACKGROUND: The growing number of bariatric surgery videos shared on YouTube highlights the need for content and quality assessment. The aim of this study was to answer the question 'Is watching these videos useful to surgeons and patients?' METHODS: YouTube was searched using the keywords 'obesity surgery', 'bariatric surgery' and 'weight loss surgery', and 100 videos retrieved using each keyword were classified based on their 'usefulness score' as very useful, useful and not useful...
September 5, 2017: Obesity Surgery
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