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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28421456/filling-the-void-a-review-of-intragastric-balloons-for-obesity
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Patrick Laing, Tuan Pham, Linda Jo Taylor, John Fang
Endoscopic bariatric therapies are predicted to become much more widely used in North America for obese patients who are not candidates for bariatric surgery. Of all the endoscopic bariatric therapies, intragastric balloons (IGBs) have the greatest amount of clinical experience and published data supporting their use. Three IGBs are FDA approved and are now commercially available in the USA (Orbera, ReShape Duo, and Obalon) with others likely soon to follow. They are generally indicated for patients whose BMI ranges from 30 to 40 mg/kg(2) and who have failed to lose weight with diet and exercise...
April 18, 2017: Digestive Diseases and Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28301947/multicenter-study-on-the-safety-of-bariatric-endoscopy
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Eduardo Espinet Coll, Javier Nebreda Durán, Gontrand López-Nava Breviere, Julio Ducóns García, Manuel Rodríguez-Téllez, Javier Crespo García, Carlos Marra-López Valenciano
INTRODUCTION: Bariatric endoscopy includes a series of specific techniques focused on the management of obese patients. As a quality criterion, safety as expressed by a minimal incidence of serious complications is required in addition to efficacy. METHODS: A descriptive, retrospective, multicenter review of the experience recorded at seven hospitals included in the Grupo Español de Endoscopia Bariátrica (GETTEMO) in order to document the incidence, cause, and resolution (including legal consequences) of serious complications reported for each bariatric technique, and according to endoscopist expertise...
March 17, 2017: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28285471/the-influence-of-the-orbera-intragastric-balloon-filling-volumes-on-weight-loss-tolerability-and-adverse-events-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Nitin Kumar, Fateh Bazerbachi, Tarun Rustagi, Thomas R McCarty, Christopher C Thompson, Manoel P Galvao Neto, Natan Zundel, Erik B Wilson, Christopher J Gostout, Barham K Abu Dayyeh
BACKGROUND: The Orbera intragastric balloon (IGB) has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use in patients with a body mass index (BMI) between 30 and 40 kg/m(2) and is in wide use worldwide as a primary and bridge obesity management tool. The balloon filling volume (BFV) ranges between 400 and 700 mL of saline. Our objective was to determine whether there is an association between BFV and clinically relevant endpoints, namely weight loss outcomes, balloon tolerability, and adverse events...
March 12, 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28017964/intragastric-balloon-as-an-adjunct-to-lifestyle-intervention-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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A Courcoulas, B K Abu Dayyeh, L Eaton, J Robinson, G Woodman, M Fusco, V Shayani, H Billy, D Pambianco, C Gostout
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: This trial evaluated the safety and effectiveness of the Orbera Intragastric Balloon as an adjunct to lifestyle intervention. SUBJECTS/METHODS: In this multicenter, randomized, open-label clinical trial, 255 adults with a body mass index of 30-40 kg m(-)(2) were treated and outcomes were assessed up to 12 months. Participants were randomized to endoscopic placement of an intragastric balloon plus lifestyle or lifestyle intervention alone...
March 2017: International Journal of Obesity: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26305524/reshape-and-orbera-two-gastric-balloon-devices-for-weight-loss
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August 31, 2015: Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26240686/endoscopic-therapy-for-weight-loss-gastroplasty-duodenal-sleeves-intragastric-balloons-and-aspiration
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Nitin Kumar
A new paradigm in the treatment of obesity and metabolic disease is developing. The global obesity epidemic continues to expand despite the availability of diet and lifestyle counseling, pharmacologic therapy, and weight loss surgery. Endoscopic procedures have the potential to bridge the gap between medical therapy and surgery. Current primary endoscopic bariatric therapies can be classified as restrictive, bypass, space-occupying, or aspiration therapy. Restrictive procedures include the USGI Primary Obesity Surgery Endolumenal procedure, endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty using Apollo OverStitch, TransOral GAstroplasty, gastric volume reduction using the ACE stapler, and insertion of the TERIS restrictive device...
July 25, 2015: World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26232362/asge-bariatric-endoscopy-task-force-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-assessing-the-asge-pivi-thresholds-for-adopting-endoscopic-bariatric-therapies
#7
REVIEW
Barham K Abu Dayyeh, Nitin Kumar, Steven A Edmundowicz, Sreenivasa Jonnalagadda, Michael Larsen, Shelby Sullivan, Christopher C Thompson, Subhas Banerjee
The increasing global burden of obesity and its associated comorbidities has created an urgent need for additional treatment options to fight this pandemic. Endoscopic bariatric therapies (EBTs) provide an effective and minimally invasive treatment approach to obesity that would increase treatment options beyond surgery, medications, and lifestyle measures. This systematic review and meta-analysis were performed by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Bariatric Endoscopy Task Force comprising experts in the subject area and the ASGE Technology Committee Chair to specifically assess whether acceptable performance thresholds outlined by an ASGE Preservation and Incorporation of Valuable endoscopic Innovations (PIVI) document for clinical adoption of available EBTs have been met...
September 2015: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22805941/isolation-and-characterisation-of-aerobic-endospore-forming-bacilli-from-sugarcane-rhizosphere-for-the-selection-of-strains-with-agriculture-potentialities
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Teresa de Los Milagros Orberá Ratón, Ricardo Yano, Odalys Rodríguez Gámez, Eny Iochevet Segal Floh, Manuel de Jesús Serrat Díaz, Heloíza Ramos Barbosa
Eighteen aerobic endospore forming strains were isolated from sugarcane rhizosphere in N-free medium. A phenotypic description and analysis of the 5' end hypervariable region sequences of 16S rRNA revealed a high diversity of Bacillus and related genera. Isolates were identified, and four genera were obtained: seven strains belonged to Bacillus (Bacillaceae family), four belonged to Paenibacillus, six belonged to Brevibacillus and one strain was identified as Cohnella (Paenibacillaceae family). Four Brevibacillus strains showed in vitro inhibitory activity against plant pathogens fungi Curvularia and Fusarium...
April 2012: World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15458357/-molecular-identification-methods-of-yeasts-of-biotechnological-interest
#9
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Teresa Orbera-Ratón
Yeasts have numerous applications in modern and traditional biotechnology. They take place in production of food, unicellular protein and products with added value, and in the last decades they have been incorporated to the biotechnology industry as host in the production of eukaryotes proteins. Apart from their advantages, some genera are the causes of mycosis on man and in some cases, are opportunistic pathogens associated to diseases such as HIV. They are also agents responsible for the damaging of fresh and elaborated food for human consumption...
March 2004: Revista Iberoamericana de Micología
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