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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058017/dysphagia-after-vertical-sleeve-gastrectomy-evaluation-of-risk-factors-and-assessment-of-endoscopic-intervention
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Anand Nath, Sayali Yewale, Tung Tran, John S Brebbia, Timothy R Shope, Timothy R Koch
AIM: To evaluate the risks of medical conditions, evaluate gastric sleeve narrowing, and assess hydrostatic balloon dilatation to treat dysphagia after vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG). METHODS: VSG is being performed more frequently worldwide as a treatment for medically-complicated obesity, and dysphagia is common post-operatively. We hypothesize that post-operative dysphagia is related to underlying medical conditions or narrowing of the gastric sleeve. This is a retrospective, single institution study of consecutive patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy from 2013 to 2015...
December 21, 2016: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28032219/endoscopic-management-of-post-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-stenosis
#2
Salman Al Sabah, Eliana Al Haddad
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is becoming an increasingly popular form of bariatric surgery, accounting for more than 50% of these procedures performed in the USA. Given this popularity, more is being understood about the complications associated with LSG, which, though uncommon, include the formation of strictures and stenosis. The purpose of this study is to establish a safe and effective protocol for the treatment of stenosis post-LSG using endoscopic balloon dilatation...
December 28, 2016: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28017845/endoscopic-sleeve-gastroplasty-significantly-reduces-body-mass-index-and-metabolic-complications-in-obese-patients
#3
Reem Z Sharaiha, Nikhil A Kumta, Monica Saumoy, Amit P Desai, Alex M Sarkisian, Andrea Benevenuto, Amy Tyberg, Rekha Kumar, Leon Igel, Elizabeth C Verna, Robert Schwartz, Christina Frissora, Alpana Shukla, Louis J Aronne, Michel Kahaleh
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) is an incisionless, minimally invasive bariatric procedure that reduces the length and width of the gastric cavity to facilitate weight loss. We performed a prospective study to evaluate the effects of ESG on total body weight loss and obesity-related comorbidities. METHODS: We collected data from 91 consecutive patients (mean age, 43.86 ± 11.26 years; 68% female) undergoing ESG from August 2013 through March 2016...
December 22, 2016: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28008162/endoscopic-approach-for-major-complications-of-bariatric-surgery
#4
Moon Kyung Joo
As lifestyle and diet patterns have become westernized in East Asia, the prevalence of obesity has rapidly increased. Bariatric surgeries, such as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), sleeve gastrectomy (SG), and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), are considered the first-line treatment option in patients with severe obesity. However, postoperative complications have increased and the proper management of these complications, including the use of endoscopic procedures, has become important. The most serious complications, such as leaks and fistulas, can be treated with endoscopic stent placement and injection of fibrin glue, and a novel full-thickness closure over-the-scope clip (OTSC) has been used for treatment of postoperative leaks...
December 23, 2016: Clinical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27993491/how-to-treat-stenosis-after-sleeve-gastrectomy
#5
Thierry Manos, Marius Nedelcu, Adrian Cotirlet, Imane Eddbali, Michel Gagner, Patrick Noel
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has increasingly gained worldwide acceptance among bariatric surgeons during the past 10 years. Numerous articles have been written about the different approaches to the management of gastric fistulas, but limited data can be found concerning gastric stenosis after LSG. SETTING: Private hospital, France. METHODS: A total of 18 patients received endoscopic treatment for stenosis after LSG between May 2007 and June 2015...
October 6, 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27989523/gastrointestinal-phytobezoar-following-bariatric-surgery-systematic-review
#6
REVIEW
Tair Ben-Porat, Shiri Sherf Dagan, Ariela Goldenshluger, Jonathan B Yuval, Ram Elazary
Bezoars are collections of undigested foreign material that accumulate in the gastrointestinal tract. The most common are phytobezoars, which are formed from plant fibers, especially those related to the ingestion of persimmon. Patients who undergo abdominal surgery, including bariatric surgery for obesity, and particularly gastrectomy, are prone to bezoar formation due to reduced gastric motility, loss of pyloric function, and hypoacidity. Bezoars can form months to years postoperatively. Our objective was to review the published literature regarding phytobezoar formation after bariatric surgery...
November 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27957308/single-incision-laparoscopy-surgery-a-systematic-review
#7
REVIEW
Sasan Saeed Far, Sepide Miraj
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic surgery is a modern surgical technique in which operations are performed far from their location through small incisions elsewhere in the body. OBJECTIVE: This systematic review is aimed to overview single-incision laparoscopy surgery. METHODS: This systematic review was carried out by searching studies in PubMed, Medline, Web of Science, and IranMedex databases. The initial search strategy identified about 87 references...
October 2016: Electronic Physician
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27955962/pneumatic-dilation-for-functional-helix-stenosis-after-sleeve-gastrectomy-long-term-follow-up-with-videos
#8
Gianfranco Donatelli, Jean-Loup Dumont, Guillame Pourcher, Hadrien Tranchart, Thierry Tuszynski, Ibrahim Dagher, Jean-Marc Catheline, Renaud Chiche, Jean-Pierre Marmuse, Stavros Dritsas, Bertrand-Marie Vergeau, Bruno Meduri
BACKGROUND: A large number of patients who undergo laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy present with surgical complications. Stenosis, in particular, occurs in .7%-4% of cases. OBJECTIVES: To report our experience, results, and long-term follow-up after pneumatic dilation of late functional helix stenosis after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. SETTING: Multicenter study led by an endoscopic tertiary referral center. METHODS: Thirty-five patients were dilated initially at 30 mm...
September 28, 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27899816/bariatric-surgery-for-obesity-and-metabolic-disorders-state-of-the-art
#9
REVIEW
Ninh T Nguyen, J Esteban Varela
Obesity is one of the most important public health conditions worldwide. Bariatric surgery for severe obesity is an effective treatment that results in the improvement and remission of many obesity-related comorbidities, as well as providing sustained weight loss and improvement in quality of life. Contemporary bariatric operations include Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band and the duodenal switch. The vast majority of these procedures are now performed using laparoscopic technique, the main advantages of which include rapid recovery, the reduction of postoperative pain and the reduction of wound-related complications, compared with open surgery...
November 30, 2016: Nature Reviews. Gastroenterology & Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898356/management-of-a-jejunal-obstruction-caused-by-the-migration-of-a-laparoscopic-adjustable-gastric-banding-a-case-report
#10
Julien Lemaire, Olivier Dewit, Benoît Navez
INTRODUCTION: We present a rare case of jejunal obstruction due to the migration of a laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) that occurred 10 years after surgery and was successfully treated by laparoscopy. This report is compliant with the SCARE guidelines. PRESENTATION OF CASE: A 42-year-old woman who underwent LAGB for morbid obesity 10 years ago was admitted with a small bowel obstruction due to the migration of a LAGB in the proximal small bowel. An attempt to endoscopic removal was unsuccessful and resulted in a laparoscopic extraction of the band...
November 19, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27894715/refractory-complex-gastrobroncho-cutaneous-fistula-after-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-a-novel-technique-for-endoscopic-management
#11
Emad Abdallah, Hosam Hamed, Mohamed Fikry
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875853/use-of-endoscopic-septotomy-for-the-treatment-of-late-staple-line-leaks-after-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy
#12
Mati Shnell, Nathan Gluck, Subhi Abu-Abeid, Erwin Santo, Sigal Fishman
Background Staple-line leak following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a dire adverse event. While the treatment of acute and early leaks is well established, there is still dispute regarding late and chronic leaks. We describe an endoscopic approach combining septotomy and sleeve stricture dilation for treating late/chronic leaks. Methods Ten consecutive patients with late/chronic proximal leaks were treated at our center. The septum separating the sleeve lumen from the perigastric cavity was progressively dissected over several sessions and the downstream stricture was pneumatically dilated...
January 2017: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27874149/gastroesophageal-stenting-for-the-management-of-post-sleeve-gastrectomy-leak-a-single-institution-experience
#13
Noha Guzaiz, Mohammad Arabi, Azzam Khankan, Refaat Salman, Mohammed Al-Toki, Shahbaz Qazi, Abdulmohsin Alzakari, Mohammad Al-Moaiqel
OBJECTIVES: To retrospectively evaluate the effectiveness of gastroesophageal stenting for post sleeve gastrectomy staple line leaks using removable self-expandable stents. METHODS: Between April 2012 and June 2015, 12 consecutive patients (6 males) with mean age of 34 years (21-38 years) presented with staple line leak 1-8 weeks after the operation (mean 2.8 weeks). Patients underwent gastroesophageal stenting by interventional radiology. A total of 23 stents were deployed with mean length of 17...
December 2016: Saudi Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27865815/surgical-standardization-to-prevent-gastric-stenosis-after-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-a-case-series
#14
Po-Chih Chang, Chi-Ming Tai, Ming-Che Hsin, Chao-Ming Hung, Ivy Ya-Wei Huang, Chih-Kun Huang
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is accepted as a stand-alone bariatric procedure. A specific and potentially severe complication of LSG is gastric stenosis (GS). OBJECTIVE: Reviewing the treatment and prevention of GS after LSG. SETTING: University hospital, Taiwan. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective analysis was conducted involving all of the LSG cases (n = 927) at our institution between February 2007 and December 2015...
September 16, 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27808040/endobarrier-gastrointestinal-liner-delineation-of-underlying-mechanisms-and-clinical-effects
#15
Ulrich Rohde
Bariatric surgery (e.g. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB)) has proven the most effective way of achieving sustainable weight losses and remission of type 2 diabetes (T2D). Studies indicate that the effectiveness of RYGB is mediated by an altered gastrointestinal tract anatomy, which in particular favours release of the gut incretin hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). The EndoBarrier gastrointestinal liner or duodenal-jejunal bypass sleeve (DJBS) is an endoscopic deployable minimally invasive and fully reversible technique designed to mimic the bypass component of the RYGB...
November 2016: Danish Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27741534/perigastric-fluid-collection-after-endoscopic-sleeve-gastroplasty
#16
Sindhu Barola, Abhishek Agnihotri, Mouen A Khashab, Vivek Kumbhari
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2016: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27711963/operative-techniques-and-preliminary-outcomes-following-percutaneous-endoscopic-thoracolumbar-pediculectomy-in-dogs
#17
Yong-Hyun Hwang, Hee-Chun Lee, Jae-Hoon Lee
OBJECTIVE: To examine the technical feasibility of percutaneous endoscopic pediculectomy using a lateral approach and to evaluate its use for decompression and examination of the thoracic and lumbar spinal canals in small dogs. STUDY DESIGN: Experimental study. ANIMALS: Clinically normal adult dogs (n=10). METHODS: After optimizing the technique in cadavers, percutaneous endoscopic pediculectomy was performed using a lateral approach to the thoracic (T12) or lumbar (L2) vertebrae in 5 dogs each...
November 2016: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27706525/endoscopic-treatment-of-post-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-leaks-using-a-specifically-designed-metal-stent
#18
Andrea Tringali, Vincenzo Bove, Vincenzo Perri, Rosario Landi, Pietro Familiari, Ivo Boškoski, Guido Costamagna
Background and study aim Leakage of the surgical suture is the main complication of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and is amenable to endoscopic therapy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a specifically designed self-expandable metal stent (SEMS) to seal the leakage. Patients and methods Over a 2-year period, patients referred for the treatment of post-LSG fistulas underwent placement of a fully covered esophagogastric SEMS with a specific design. Results A total of 10 patients were treated after a mean time of 50...
January 2017: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27693522/early-experience-with-endoscopic-sleeve-gastroplasty-and-hints-at-mechanisms-of-action
#19
EDITORIAL
Shelby Sullivan, Steven Edmundowicz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27683794/from-complex-evolving-to-simple-current-revisional-and-endoscopic-procedures-following-bariatric-surgery
#20
Ricardo Zorron, Manoel Passos Galvão-Neto, Josemberg Campos, Alcides José Branco, José Sampaio, Tido Junghans, Claudia Bothe, Christian Benzing, Felix Krenzien
Background: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is a standard therapy in bariatric surgery. Sleeve gastrectomy and gastric banding, although with good results in the literature, are showing higher rates of treatment failure to reduce obesity-associated morbidity and body weight. Other problems after bariatric may occur, as band erosion, gastroesophageal reflux disease and might be refractory to medication. Therefore, a laparoscopic conversion to a RYGB can be an effective alternative, as long as specific indications for revision are fulfilled...
2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
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