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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27913235/laparoscopic-gastric-bypass-versus-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-a-retrospective-multicenter-comparison-between-early-and-long-term-post-operative-outcomes
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Fabio Rondelli, Walter Bugiantella, Maria Cristina Vedovati, Enrico Mariani, Ruben Carlo Balzarotti Canger, Sara Federici, Adriano Guerra, Marcello Boni
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) are the most commonly performed procedures for morbid obesity. METHODS: We performed a retrospective review of patients undergoing LRYGB or LSG between August 2000 and November 2014. RESULTS: Data from 581 (280 LSG and 301 LRYGB) were gathered. Operating time (77.6 vs 250.5 min; p < 0.001), post-operative complication rate (3.9% vs 11...
November 29, 2016: International Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27896401/sleeve-gastrectomy-combined-with-the-simplified-hill-repair-in-the-treatment-of-morbid-obesity-and-gastro-esophageal-reflux-disease-preliminary-results-in-14-patients
#2
Daniel Gero, Lara Ribeiro-Parenti, Konstantinos Arapis, Jean-Pierre Marmuse
BACKGROUND: Our aim is to report our initial experience with a novel technique which addresses morbid obesity and gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) simultaneously by combination of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and simplified laparoscopic Hill repair (sLHR). METHODS: Retrospective analysis of LSG+sLHR patients >5 months postoperatively includes demographics, GERD status, proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use, body mass index (BMI), excess BMI loss (EBMIL), complications and GERD-Health Related Quality of Life (GERD-HRQL) questionnaire...
November 28, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895905/outcomes-of-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-at-a-bariatric-unit-in-south-africa
#3
Chrysis Sofianos, Constantinos Sofianos
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has gained popularity over the years as a standalone procedure. In 2014, it was the most rapidly growing bariatric procedure. The aim of this study was to describe the outcomes of LSG at a single bariatric unit in Johannesburg, South Africa, using the Bariatric Analysis and Reporting Outcome System (BAROS) standardised scoring. METHODS: A retrospective record review and analysis was carried out using data collected from patients who had LSGs...
December 2016: Annals of Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27890342/impact-of-laparoscopic-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass-versus-sleeve-gastrectomy-on-postoperative-lipid-values
#4
Andrew D Van Osdol, Brandon T Grover, Andrew J Borgert, Kara J Kallies, Shanu N Kothari
BACKGROUND: Metabolic surgery has been shown to significantly improve many obesity-related co-morbidities, including dyslipidemia. The literature has produced mixed results comparing postoperative lipid values after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) compared to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG); with some indicating significantly greater reductions in total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in LRYGB versus LSG, and others reporting no significant differences...
October 1, 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27889885/investigating-factors-involved-in-post-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-lsg-neuropathy
#5
Almaha Alsabah, Salman Al Sabah, Suleiman Al-Sabah, Ahmad Al-Serri, Eliana Al Haddad, Waleed M Renno
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has gained popularity as the leading bariatric procedure for the treatment of morbid obesity. Due to the rising numbers of bariatric surgeries, neurologic complications have become increasingly recognized. Our aim was to examine biochemical and hormonal factors that are associated with neuropathy post-LSG. METHODS: Thirty-two patients were included: 16 patients with neuropathy in the neuropathic group (NG) and 16 patients without neuropathy in the control group (CG)...
November 26, 2016: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27885536/safety-and-outcome-of-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-following-removal-of-adjustable-gastric-banding-lessons-from-109-patients-in-a-single-center-and-review-of-the-literature
#6
Niv Pencovich, Guy Lahat, Orit Goldray, Subhi Abu-Abeid, Joseph M Klausner, Shai Meron Eldar
BACKGROUND: Although considered a common bariatric procedure, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is associated with high rates of weight loss failure and long-term complications. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to re-assess the safety and outcome of conversion of failed LAGB to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred and nine patients underwent conversion from LAGB to LSG (78 females, mean age 43 ± 11...
November 24, 2016: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27878753/helicobacter-pylori-does-not-affect-postoperative-outcomes-after-sleeve-gastrectomy
#7
Hiba Shanti, Neyaf Almajali, Tamador Al-Shamaileh, Walid Samarah, Ayman Mismar, Firas Obeidat
BACKGROUND: The effect of Helicobacter pylori (HP) colonization of the stomach of patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is unclear. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of HP colonization on postoperative outcomes of LSG. SETTING: The setting of this study is in University Hospital. METHODS: This study was a retrospective cohort study of prospectively maintained database of all patients who underwent LSG at Jordan University Hospital from 2008 to 2015...
November 23, 2016: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27867860/laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-for-the-treatment-of-diabetes-mellitus-type-2-patients-single-center-early-experience
#8
Piotr Major, Michal Wysocki, Michał Pędziwiatr, Piotr Małczak, Magdalena Pisarska, Andrzej Budzyński
BACKGROUND: In recent years, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become one of the most commonly used primary bariatric procedures for morbid obesity. While laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) has well documented positive clinical influence on type 2 diabetes, the role of LSG in diabetes treatment is debatable. The main aim of this study is to present our early experience in LSG as a method of bariatric treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes or abnormalities in glucose homeostasis...
October 2016: Gland Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27865815/surgical-standardization-to-prevent-gastric-stenosis-after-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-a-case-series
#9
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/27864670/relationship-between-vitamin-d-deficiency-and-the-components-of-metabolic-syndrome-in-patients-with-morbid-obesity-before-and-1%C3%A2-year-after-laparoscopic-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass-or-sleeve-gastrectomy
#10
Ana Obispo Entrenas, David Legupin Tubio, Fabiola Lucena Navarro, Francisco Martin Carvajal, Norberto Gandara Adan, Maximino Redondo Bautista, Jimena Abiles Osinaga
BACKGROUND: Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) is associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome (MS). After bariatric surgery (BS), high rates of VDD often persist and some patients are refractory to the resolution of comorbidities. The aim of the present study is to analyse the relationship between the levels of vitamin D and the persistence of MS components at 12 months after BS, according to the surgical technique used. METHODS: We performed a retrospective study of 46 patients undergoing BS: 23 underwent laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) and 23 laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)...
November 18, 2016: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27859921/prevalence-and-impact-of-anxiety-and-depression-in-chinese-peritoneal-dialysis-patients-a-single-center-study
#11
Koon Ming Chan, Chi Yuen Cheung, Yiu Han Chan, Hoi Wong Chan, Wai Leung Chak, Ka Foon Chau
BACKGROUND: Anxiety and depression are prevalent among patients with end stage renal failure. However, data concerning their role in the subsequent peritonitis and hospitalization was scarce. The aim of this study is to examine the prevalence of psychological problems in our Chinese peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients and its association with subsequent clinical outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This was a single-center prospective cohort study. All patients newly started on PD between 1st Sep 2012 and 31st Dec 2014 were recruited...
November 17, 2016: Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849660/prevalence-and-risk-factors-for-bariatric-surgery-readmissions-findings-from-130-007-admissions-in-the-metabolic-and-bariatric-surgery-accreditation-and-quality-improvement-program
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Elizabeth R Berger, Kristopher M Huffman, Teresa Fraker, Anthony T Petrick, Stacy A Brethauer, Bruce L Hall, Clifford Y Ko, John M Morton
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate readmissions following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB). BACKGROUND: Few studies have evaluated national readmission rates for primary bariatric surgery with national, bariatric-specific data. METHODS: Patients undergoing primary LAGB, LSG, or LRYGB from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014, at 698 centers were identified based upon Current Procedural Terminology codes...
November 15, 2016: Annals of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27847378/detection-and-differentiation-of-leishmania-spp-in-clinical-specimens-using-a-sybr-green-based-real-time-pcr-assay
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Marcos E de Almeida, Ozgur Koru, Francis Steurer, Barbara L Herwaldt, Alexandre J da Silva
Leishmaniasis in humans is caused by Leishmania spp. in the subgenera Leishmania and Viannia Species identification often has clinical relevance. Until recently, our laboratory relied on conventional PCR amplification of the Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 (ITS2) followed by sequencing analysis of the PCR product to differentiate Leishmania spp. Here we describe a novel real-time quantitative PCR (qPCR) approach based on SYBR green technology (LSG-qPCR), which uses genus-specific primers that target the ITS1 region and amplify DNA from at least 10 Leishmania spp...
November 9, 2016: Journal of Clinical Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27846159/laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-outcomes-of-750-patients-a-2-5-year-experience-at-a-bariatric-center-of-excellence
#14
Hasan Altun, Burcin Batman, Salim D Uymaz, Rahmi K Serin, Serpil Salman, Yelda Tayyareci, Ferah Ece, Tugce Hurkal, Didem Dal
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is gaining popularity worldwide. This retrospective cohort study evaluated the outcomes of a large cohort of patients with obesity who underwent LSG in a Bariatric Center of Excellence. All consecutive patients who underwent LSG between July 2013 and April 2016 were identified retrospectively. Preoperative and postoperative variables and comorbidities were recorded. The study consisted of 750 patients. Their mean age was 37.4 years; 72% were women, and the mean body mass index was 42...
November 14, 2016: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27837275/role-of-ursodeoxycholic-acid-in-the-prevention-of-gallstone-formation-after-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy
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Emad Abdallah, Sameh Hany Emile, Hossam Elfeki, Mohamed Fikry, Mahmoud Abdelshafy, Ayman Elshobaky, Hesham Elgendy, Waleed Thabet, Mohamed Youssef, Hosam Elghadban, Ahmed Lotfy
PURPOSE: Postoperative cholelithiasis (CL) is a latent complication of bariatric surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in the prevention of CL after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). METHODS: This was a retrospective analysis of the prospectively collected data of patients with morbid obesity who underwent LSG. Patients were subdivided into two groups: Group I, which did not receive prophylactic treatment with UCDA after LSG; and Group II, which received UCDA therapy for 6 months after LSG...
November 11, 2016: Surgery Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27829937/the-effect-of-oversewing-the-staple-line-in-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-randomized-control-trial
#16
Andrzej Kwiatkowski, Michał R Janik, Krzysztof Paśnik, Edward Stanowski
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is one of the most popular bariatric procedures. The procedure is associated with serious staple-line complications such as bleeding, leaks, and stenosis. AIM: To determine whether oversewing the staple line, compared with clipping, in LSG reduces the incidence of postoperative bleeding. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We conducted a parallel-group, prospective, randomized controlled trial (RCT) of 100 patients who underwent LSG for obesity at a single institution between May 2014 and August 2015...
2016: Wideochirurgia i Inne Techniki Mało Inwazyjne, Videosurgery and Other Miniinvasive Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27815863/robotic-versus-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-for-morbid-obesity-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Dimitrios E Magouliotis, Vasiliki S Tasiopoulou, Eleni Sioka, Dimitrios Zacharoulis
We aim to review the available literature on obese patients treated with robotic or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, in order to compare the clinical outcomes and intraoperative parameters of the two methods. A systematic literature search was performed in PubMed, Cochrane Library and EBSCOhost databases, in accordance with the PRISMA guidelines. Sixteen studies met the inclusion criteria incorporating 29,787 patients. Robotic sleeve gastrectomy (RSG) technique showed significantly higher mean operative time and increased length of hospital stay...
November 4, 2016: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27793212/the-newfoundland-and-labrador-bariatric-surgery-cohort-study-rational-and-study-protocol
#18
Laurie K Twells, Deborah M Gregory, William K Midodzi, Carla Dillon, Christopher S Kovacs, Don MacDonald, Kendra K Lester, David Pace, Chris Smith, Darrell Boone, Raleen Murphy
BACKGROUND: In Canada, there has been a disproportionate increase in adults with Class II (BMI 35.0-39.9 kg/m(2)) or Class III obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m(2)) affecting 9 % of Canadians with increases projected. Individuals affected by severe obesity (BMI ≥ 35) are at increased risk of high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, impaired quality of life, and premature mortality. Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for severe obesity. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), a relatively new type of bariatric surgery, is growing in popularity as a treatment...
October 28, 2016: BMC Health Services Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27783365/health-related-fitness-improvements-in-morbid-obese-patients-after-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-a-cohort-study
#19
Tania Gallart-Aragón, Carolina Fernández-Lao, Eduardo Castro-Martín, Irene Cantarero-Villanueva, Antonio Cózar-Ibáñez, Manuel Arroyo-Morales
OBJECTIVE: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has demonstrated high long-term effectiveness and major advantages over other techniques. The objective of this study was to analyze changes in physical fitness parameters in morbidly obese patients during 6 months after LSG. METHODOLOGY: We conducted a descriptive observational study with 6-month follow-up in 72 LSG patients, evaluating changes in body mass index (BMI), functional capacity (6-min walking test), hand grip strength (manual dynamometry), flexibility (fingertip-to-floor test), balance (Flamingo test), physical activity level (International Physical Activity Questionnaire, IPAQ), and perception of general physical fitness (International Fitness Scale [IFIS] questionnaire)...
October 25, 2016: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27763651/all-solid-state-flexible-high-energy-integrated-hybrid-micro-supercapacitors-based-on-3d-lsg-coni2s4-nanosheets
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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
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