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Seyyed Ebrahim Moosavifard, Javad Shamsi, Mohammad Kazem Altafi, Zeinab Sadat Moosavifard
3D LSG/CoNi2S4//LSG interdigitated microelectrodes have been firstly developed by a facile, scalable and low cost process for all-solid-state, flexible integrated asymmetric micro-supercapacitors. These devices can achieve energy densities of up to 49 W h l(-1) which is comparable to those of lead acid batteries.
October 20, 2016: Chemical Communications: Chem Comm
Radu Mircea Neagoe, Mircea Mureșan, Șerban Bancu, Ionuț Balmos, Vasile Băișan, Septimiu Voidăzan, Daniela Sala
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has gained ground in Eastern Europe in the decade but fewer reports of large series with medium-term follow-up exist. We describe a single-surgeon experience in LSG (the first 101 consecutive cases) in a Balkan emerging bariatric center. METHODS: A prospectively maintained database of the initial 101 consecutive patients submitted to LSG in our clinic between October 2010 and February 2016 was reviewed. RESULTS: The percentages of mean excess weight loss (%EWL) in the 101 patients (mean age of 42 ± 10...
October 13, 2016: Obesity Surgery
Federico Sista, Valentina Abruzzese, Marco Clementi, Sergio Carandina, Gianfranco Amicucci
BACKGROUND: The correlation between resected gastric volume (RGV) and neuro-humoral changes (ghrelin and GLP-1) after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and their effects on type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has been evaluated. MATERIALS: Ninety-eight patients were divided in two groups: RGV <1200 mL (group A: 53 pts) and RGV >1200 mL (group B: 45 pts). Insulin secretion (insulin area under the curve (AUC)), insulinogenic index (IGI) and insulin-resistance (homeostasis model assessment, HOMAIR) were assessed before and after surgery (at the 3rd day and 6, 12 and 24 months after LSG) using the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)...
October 13, 2016: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Siva T Gounder, Delendra Rasith Wijayanayaka, Rinki Murphy, Delwyn Armstrong, Richard G Cutfield, David Dw Kim, Michael Graham Clarke, Nicholas J Evennett, Martyn Lee Humphreys, Steven John Robinson, Michael Wc Booth
AIM: To provide a longitudinal analysis of the direct healthcare costs of providing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) surgery service in the context of a randomised control trial (RCT) of obese patients with type 2 diabetes in Waitemata District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand. METHODS: The Waitemata District Health Board costing system was used to calculate costs in New Zealand Dollars (NZD) associated with all pre- and post-operative hospital clinic visits, peri-operative care, hospitalisations and medication costs up to one year after bariatric surgery...
October 14, 2016: New Zealand Medical Journal
L Schiavo, G Scalera, V Pilone, G De Sena, F R Ciorra, A Barbarisi
BACKGROUND: One of the most effective surgeries for sustainable weight loss in morbidly obese patients is laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). The present study aimed to assess the adherence of LSG patients with respect to following post-operative dietary requirements and micronutrient supplementation, as well as to investigate their perceived barriers in achieving optimal adherence. METHODS: Retrospective data analysis was performed (3, 6, 9 and 12 months after LSG) using the medical records of 96 morbidly obese patients who had undergone LSG at our institution during 2011-2013...
October 11, 2016: Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics: the Official Journal of the British Dietetic Association
Michal R Janik, Maciej Walędziak, Jakub Brągoszewski, Andrzej Kwiatkowski, Krzysztof Paśnik
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is one of the most frequently performed bariatric procedures. Hemorrhagic complications (HC) after surgery are common and require surgical revision. Accurate estimation of the risk of postoperative HC can improve surgical decision-making process and minimize the risk of reoperation. The aim of the present study was to develop a predictive model for HC after LSG. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The retrospective analysis of 522 patients after primary LSG was performed...
October 11, 2016: Obesity Surgery
Xiao Du, Si-Qin Zhang, Hong-Xu Zhou, Xue Li, Xiao-Juan Zhang, Zong-Guang Zhou, Zhong Cheng
OBJECTIVES: This 1:1 matched cohort study with 3-year follow-up aimed to compare the safety and efficacy of LSG with LRYGB for morbid obesity patients. METHODS: From 2009 to 2013, patients undergoing LRYGB (n = 63) were matched with LSG (n = 63) by gender, age, and body mass index (BMI). Major complications, BMI, percentage of excess weight loss (%EWL), and obesity-related comorbidities after 6, 12, 24, and 36 months were compared. RESULTS: Hospital stay and major complication rates were comparable, but operative time in LSG was significantly shorter (83...
October 8, 2016: Oncotarget
María Díaz-Tobarra, Norberto Cassinello Fernández, Pablo Jordá Gómez, Mohammad Nebih Nofal, Raquel Alfonso Ballester, Joaquín Ortega Serrano
BACKGROUND: Surgical strategies in patients with BMI > 55 kg/m(2) are not well established. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study is to compare the long term results and complications of 1- vs. 2-stage laparoscopic "Roux-en-Y″ gastric bypass (LRYGB) for patients with BMI > 55 kg/m(2). METHODS: Retrospective review of the complications and outcomes, between January 2007 and January 2010, for patients with a BMI > 55 kg/m(2) who underwent directly a LRYGB (1-stage) or a LRYGB as a 2nd stage of a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)...
October 9, 2016: Obesity Surgery
Xiao Du, Hong-Xu Zhou, Si-Qin Zhang, Hao-Ming Tian, Zong-Guang Zhou, Zhong Cheng
BACKGROUND: The metabolic effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) in type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients who do not meet National Institutes of Health indications has not been well studied. OBJECTIVES: To compare the effectiveness of LSG and LRYGB in Chinese T2D patients with body mass index (BMI)<35 kg/m(2). SETTING: University hospital, China. METHODS: A nonrandomized cohort of patients who underwent LRYGB (n = 64) and LSG (n = 19) were followed up for 3 years and the outcomes (weight loss and remission of diabetes and other metabolic parameters) were compared...
August 31, 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Saeed Shoar, Alan A Saber
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to compare midterm and long-term weight loss and resolution of co-morbidity with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). SUMMARY: LRYGB and LSG are the most common procedures performed in bariatric surgery. However, their weight loss efficacy in the midterm and long-term has not been well compared. METHODS: A meta-analysis was performed by systematically identifying comparative studies conducted until the end of June 2016 that investigated weight loss outcome and resolution of co-morbidities (type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, hypertriglyceridemia, and obstructive sleep apnea) with LRYGB and LSG in the midterm (3-5 years) and long term (≥5 years)...
August 18, 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Shivakumar Seetharamaiah, Om Tantia, Ghanshyam Goyal, Tamonas Chaudhuri, Shashi Khanna, Jagat Pal Singh, Anmol Ahuja
OBJECTIVES: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is one of the most popular bariatric procedure. One anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) is rapidly emerging as a safe and effective metabolic procedure. This study aims at comparing the 1-year follow-up results of OAGB and LSG in terms of excess weight loss, complications, resolution of comorbidities, and quality of life. METHODS: A prospective randomized study of results between 100 LSG and 101 OAGB patients was done from 2012 to 2015...
October 7, 2016: Obesity Surgery
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...
October 5, 2016: Endoscopy
Melania Manco, Antonella Mosca, Francesco De Peppo, Romina Caccamo, Renato Cutrera, Ugo Giordano, Cristiano De Stefanis, Anna Alisi, Ulrich Baumann, Gianfranco Silecchia, Valerio Nobili
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether bariatric surgery is effective for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) in adolescence, we compared the efficacy of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) with that of lifestyle intervention (nonsurgical weight loss [NSWL]) for NASH reversal in obese adolescents. STUDY DESIGN: Obese (body mass index ≥ 35 kg/m(2)) adolescents (13-17 years of age) with biopsy-proven NAFLD underwent LSG, lifestyle intervention plus intragastric weight loss devices (IGWLD), or only NSWL...
September 30, 2016: Journal of Pediatrics
Serdar Yormaz, Huseyin Yılmaz, Ilhan Ece, Farise Yılmaz, Mustafa Sahin
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is one of the most frequently performed procedures in obesity surgery. The benefits of minimally invasive surgery include rapid recovery. We evaluated the clinical outcomes of different resection margin lengths from the pylorus in LSG. METHODS: This retrospective study included 152 patients who underwent LSG from January 2011 to October 2014. The antrum was resected 2 cm from the pylorus in 84 patients (group A) and 6 cm from the pylorus in 68 patients (group B)...
September 30, 2016: Obesity Surgery
Federico Sista, Valentina Abruzzese, Marco Clementi, Sergio Carandina, Manuela Cecilia, Gianfranco Amicucci
BACKGROUND: Rapid gastric emptying has been proposed to justify the increase in glucagon-like polypeptide-1 (GLP-1) after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). OBJECTIVES: To assess gastric emptying changes after LSG and their relationship with GLP-1 secretion. SETTING: San Salvatore Hospital general surgery unit, University of L'Aquila, Italy. METHODS: 52 patients underwent gastric emptying scintigraphy for liquid and solid foods, before and 3 months after LSG...
August 4, 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Andrea Figura, Matthias Rose, Jürgen Ordemann, Burghard F Klapp, Anne Ahnis
BACKGROUND: Patients with severe obesity need to adapt to surgically induced changes in their eating behaviors to maintain treatment success. OBJECTIVES: This study examined the effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) on weight loss and on 3 dimensions of eating behavior, namely, cognitive restraint, disinhibition, and hunger. Outcomes of the LSG group were compared with a group of conservatively treated (CT) patients, who underwent a 1-year multimodal weight-reduction group program that included dietary advice, physical exercise, psychoeducation, cognitive-behavioral therapy, training in Jacobson's progressive muscle relaxation, and social group support...
August 5, 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Anuprita Patkar, Elliott Fegelman, Sangeeta Kashyap, Stacy Brethauer, Eric Bour, Andrew Yoo, Gang Li
AIMS: To evaluate the real world effect of laparoscopic bariatric surgery-adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB), and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)-on the management of obesity-related comorbidities. METHODS: Patients who underwent laparoscopic bariatric surgeries between 2006 and 2013 were identified from the Optum Clinformatics administrative claims database. Those surgical patients were matched to medically-managed patients (controls) on selected patient characteristics...
September 29, 2016: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
Luigi Schiavo, Giuseppe Scalera, Vincenzo Pilone, Gabriele De Sena, Vincenzo Quagliariello, Antonio Iannelli, Alfonso Barbarisi
BACKGROUND: We recently showed that an 8-week preoperative protein-enriched diet (PED) is associated with significant reductions in body weight and fat mass (FM) without significant loss of fat-free mass (FFM) in morbidly obese patients scheduled for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of PED vs a normal protein diet (NPD) on total weight loss (TWL), FM, FFM, and resting metabolic rate (RMR) in patients after LSG...
September 27, 2016: Obesity Surgery
Amani Jambhekar, Amy Maselli, Ryan Lindborg, Krystyna Kabata, Anthony Tortolani, Piotr Gorecki
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Prior studies have established a 1.7-4.33% readmission rate for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), a rate that falls within the reported range for other bariatric procedures. The current report describes the incidence of 30-day readmission after primary LSG procedures performed at a single bariatric center of excellence (COE) and examines factors that may be associated with readmission. METHODS: Data on 343 consecutive LSG operations performed from February 2010 to May 2014 by a single surgeon (PG) were analyzed...
July 2016: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Vatinee Y Bunya, Satasuk Joy Bhosai, Ana Maria Heidenreich, Kazuko Kitagawa, Genevieve B Larkin, Thomas M Lietman, Bruce D Gaynor, Esen K Akpek, Mina Massaro-Giordano, M Srinivasan, Travis C Porco, John P Whitcher, Stephen C Shiboski, Lindsey A Criswell, Caroline H Shiboski
PURPOSE: To identify a screening strategy for dry eye patients with a high likelihood of having Sjogren's syndrome (SS) through the evaluation of the association of ocular surface tests with the extraocular signs used for the diagnosis of SS. DESIGN: Multi-center cross-sectional study. METHODS: The Sjogren's International Clinical Collaborative Alliance (SICCA) registry enrolled 3,514 participants with SS or possible SS from 9 international academic sites...
September 16, 2016: American Journal of Ophthalmology
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