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Silvia Bettini, Emanuel Bordigato, Roberto Fabris, Roberto Serra, Chiara Dal Pra', Anna Belligoli, Marta Sanna, Chiara Compagnin, Mirto Foletto, Luca Prevedello, Paola Fioretto, Roberto Vettor, Luca Busetto
OBJECTIVES: Resting energy expenditure (REE) declines more than what is expected according to body composition changes after caloric restriction. This metabolic adaptation is considered one of the factors favoring weight regain. The aim of this study is to evaluate the changes of REE and calculate the degree of metabolic adaptation occurring after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). METHODS: REE (by indirect calorimetry) and body composition (fat-free mass or FFM, fat mass or FM by bioelectrical impedance analysis) were determined before and after 12 months in 154 patients with obesity treated with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)...
March 12, 2018: Obesity Surgery
Uri Kaplan, Scott Penner, Forough Farrokhyar, Nicole Andruszkiewicz, Ruth Breau, Scott Gmora, Dennis Hong, Mehran Anvari
PURPOSE: Older age (> 60) has been considered a relative contraindication for bariatric surgery due to increased complication risk. This study examined the risks and benefits of bariatric surgery for patients older than 60 years in Canadian population. METHODS: This was a retrospective cohort study of the Ontario Bariatric Registry: a database recording peri-operative and post-operative outcomes of publicly funded bariatric surgeries across the province. Patients who completed 1 year follow-up, who underwent laparoscopic gastric bypass (LRYGB) or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) between January 2010 and May 2013, were divided into older (> 60) and younger (> 60) cohorts, and outcomes were compared...
March 10, 2018: Obesity Surgery
Gianfranco Donatelli, Ludovica Guerriero, Fabrizio Cereatti, Kostantinos Arapis, Carmelisa Dammaro, Jean-Loup Dumont, David Fuks, Silvana Perretta
INTRODUCTION: Proximal gastric leak is one of the most common complications after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). Endoscopy is the gold standard treatment for acute staple-line leaks. Surgery is the most effective treatment modality in case of chronic fistula. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A 55-year- old man presented an acute leak after LSG. The leak was treated with metal stent deployment with temporary closure. After 6 months, he presented leak recurrence with general sepsis, perigastric-infected collection, and gastro-jejunal fistula...
March 9, 2018: Obesity Surgery
Salman AlSabah, Eliana Al Haddad, Saud Al-Subaie, Shehab Ekrouf, Khaled Alenezi, Ahmad Almulla, Mohannad Alhaddad
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become the most performed bariatric procedure as of 2015. However, inadequate weight loss may present the need for revisional procedures. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to analyze the efficacy of single-anastomosis gastric bypass (SAGB) in attaining successful weight loss following an initial LSG. METHODS: A retrospective analysis was performed on all patients who underwent LSG at Amiri Hospital, Kuwait from 2008 to 2017...
March 8, 2018: Obesity Surgery
Sandhya B Kumar, Barbara C Hamilton, Stephanie G Wood, Stanley J Rogers, Jonathan T Carter, Matthew Y Lin
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become popular due to its technical ease and excellent short-term results. Understanding the risk profile of LSG compared with the gold standard laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is critical for patient selection. OBJECTIVES: To use traditional regression techniques and random forest classification algorithms to compare LSG with LRYGB using the 2015 Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Data Registry...
March 2018: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Rieko Kikuchi, Junichiro Irie, Nobuko Yamada-Goto, Eri Kikkawa, Yosuke Seki, Kazunori Kasama, Hiroshi Itoh
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Bariatric surgery improves metabolic diseases and alters the intestinal microbiota in animals and humans, but different procedures reportedly have different impacts on the intestinal microbiota. We developed laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with duodenojejunal bypass (LSG-DJB) as an alternative to laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) in addition to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) for Japanese patients with obesity. We investigated the precise change in the intestinal microbiota induced by these procedures in the present study...
March 5, 2018: Clinical Drug Investigation
Mohamed Hany, Mohammed Ibrahim
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is now a popular bariatric procedure worldwide with rising prevalence over the last decade. Staple line leak and bleeding are the most dangerous complications of LSG. Staple line reinforcement (SLR) by oversewing the staple line was suggested to reduce the incidence of leak and bleeding. We designed a randomized controlled prospective study to investigate the value of SLR by invaginating the whole staple line using unidirectional absorbable 3/0 V-Loc 180 sutures (Covidien, Mansfield, MA, USA) to no SLR in LSG...
March 5, 2018: Obesity Surgery
Roberta Angelico, Alessandra Nardi, René Adam, Silvio Nadalin, Wojciech G Polak, Vincent Karam, Roberto Troisi, Paolo Muiesan
BACKGROUND: Split liver transplantation(SLT) has been widely adopted across Europe resulting in remarkable reduction of the paediatric waiting-list mortality. Left split graft(LSG) are commonly used for paediatric recipients, however deceased donor criteria selection aren't universal. METHOD: The aim of this study was to analyse the LSG outcome from the European Liver Transplant Registry and to identify risk factors of graft failure. Data from 1500 children transplanted in 2006-2014 with LSG from deceased donors were retrospectively analysed...
March 5, 2018: Transplant International: Official Journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation
Yosuke Seki, Kazunori Kasama, Kazuki Yasuda, Renzo Yokoyama, Jose Paolo Porciuncula, Yoshimochi Kurokawa
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with duodenojejunal bypass (LSG-DJB) is a combination of sleeve gastrectomy and proximal intestinal bypass through duodenal exclusion. This technique has shown excellent weight loss and anti-diabetic effects in severely obese patients. In this retrospective study, we examined the clinical effects of LSG-DJB on mildly obese patients (body mass index (BMI) < 35 kg/m2 ) with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and analyzed factors contributing to the successful postoperative glycemic control...
March 3, 2018: Obesity Surgery
Ufuk Ates, Ergun Ergun, Gulnur Gollu, Sumeyye Sozduyar, Ozlem Selvi Can, Aydin Yagmurlu
BACKGROUND: Obesity is one of the most rapidly increasing health problems in children. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy(LSG) can be consideredto be one of the best treatment options as a feasible and safe method for children. We aim to present the short term results of alaparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy series in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Children who underwent LSG between 2014-2017 were included in the study. Charts of the children were investigated retrospectively and short term weight losses were analyzed...
March 3, 2018: Pediatrics International: Official Journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
Alberto Goday, Olga Castañer, David Benaiges, Anna Busquets Pou, José M Ramón, Maria Del Mar Iglesias, Luis Barranco Priego, Juana A Flores Le-Roux
BACKGROUND: Helicobacter pylori (HP) colonization is common in severely obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery. HP eradication treatment could influence the evolution of weight loss and metabolic markers after bariatric surgery. OBJECTIVE: To assess the influence of HP eradication in the clinical course of morbid obesity patients treated with bariatric surgery (gastric bypass (LRYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)) METHODS: Retrospective analysis of a prospective cohort of 229 patients that underwent bariatric surgery between 2010 and 2013 in Hospital del Mar...
March 2, 2018: Obesity Surgery
Danila Capoccia, Federica Coccia, Gloria Guarisco, Moira Testa, Roberta Rendina, Francesca Abbatini, Gianfranco Silecchia, Frida Leonetti
OBJECTIVE: Obesity is one of the major health challenges throughout the world. The association between obesity and diabetes is well established because 90% of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) show excess body weight. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) on morbid obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in the long-term follow-up. METHODS: One hundred ninety-five obese patients, 78 with T2DM, were evaluated before and after LSG up to 10 years, to identify complete diabetes remission (FPG < 100 mg/dl, A1c < 6...
March 1, 2018: Obesity Surgery
Maria S Altieri, Jie Yang, Lizhou Nie, Robin Blackstone, Konstantinos Spaniolas, Aurora Pryor
BACKGROUND: A primary measure of the success of a procedure is the whether or not additional surgery may be necessary. Multi-institutional studies regarding the need for reoperation after bariatric surgery are scarce. OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the rate of revisions/conversions (RC) after 3 common bariatric procedures over 10 years in the state of New York. SETTING: University Hospital, involving a large database in New York State...
December 29, 2017: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Shani Shenhar-Tsarfaty, Shiri Sherf-Dagan, Galia Berman, Muriel Webb, Asnat Raziel, Andrei Keidar, David Goitein, Nasser Sakran, Eti Zwang, Itzhak Shapira, David Zeltser, Shlomo Berliner, Ori Rogowski, Oren Shibolet, Shira Zelber-Sagi
BACKGROUND: Impaired sympathetic/parasympathetic response, expressed by elevated Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) is associated with obesity, metabolic syndrome and inflammation. However, the association between morbid obesity and AChE and the changes in cholinergic tone following bariatric laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) surgery-induced weight reduction were never analyzed. METHODS: Two studies are presented; the first (the "apparently healthy cohort") was a cross-sectional study and the second (the "LSG cohort") was a prospective-cohort study with 12 months of follow-up...
February 3, 2018: International Journal of Obesity: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Michéle A Janse Van Vuuren, Esben Strodl, Katherine M White, Philip D Lockie
OBJECTIVES: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) incidence has increased worldwide. However, a proportion of patients achieve inadequate weight loss and some experience weight regain. Little is known of the influence of eating beliefs and behaviours in response to cravings on early weight loss trajectory. This study aimed to identify the post-surgery eating cravings that predicted patients not achieving excess weight loss outcome (EWL) at 6-8 months post-LSG. DESIGN: A total of 106 (80...
February 24, 2018: British Journal of Health Psychology
Jeanie L Gribben, Nicole Ilonzo, Sean Neifert, I Michael Leitman
Background and Objectives: Morbidity and mortality have been shown to increase several-fold in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery and returned to the operating room after their initial procedures. Failure-to-rescue (FTR) analyses allow for an understanding of patient management and outcomes that is more distinguished than assessments of adverse occurrences and mortality rates alone. The objective of this study was to assess failure to rescue (FTR) and the characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing reoperation after laparoscopic gastric bypass (LGBP) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)...
January 2018: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
B C Toh, W H Chan, Akh Eng, Ekw Lim, C H Lim, K W Tham, S Fook-Chong, Jth Tan
Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment for morbid obesity and its metabolic related comorbidities - Type II Diabetes, Hypertension and Hyperlipidaemia.1 However, the literature is scarce regarding the long-term outcome after bariatric surgery especially among multi-ethnic Asian populations. Considering the growing number of bariatric metabolic operations in Asia, we have attempted to provide a regional perspective on 5-year long-term clinical outcomes post bariatric surgery in Singapore. Between years 2010 to 2016, all bariatric operative cases consisted of 393 Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG), 125 Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) and 43 Laparoscopic Mini-gastric Bypass (MGB) were included...
February 20, 2018: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
Guangyuan Xu, Zahraa A Jarjes, Valentin Desprez, Paul A Kilmartin, Jadranka Travas-Sejdic
The fabrication of a novel, and highly selective electrochemical sensor based on a poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) modified laser scribed graphene (LSG), and detection of dopamine (DA) in the presence of ascorbic acid (AA) and uric acid (UA) is described. LSG electrodes were produced with a 3-dimensional macro-porous network and large electrochemically-active surface area via direct laser writing on polyimide sheets. PEDOT was electrodeposited on the LSG electrode, and the physical properties of the obtained films were characterized by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and energy dispersive X-ray diffraction microanalysis (EDAX)...
February 13, 2018: Biosensors & Bioelectronics
M Devadas, D J Ku
BACKGROUND: Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for severe obesity, capable of producing more than 50% excess weight loss at 10-year follow-up (James Clin Dermatol 1; 22:276-80; O'Brien Br J Surg 2; 102:611-17; Buchwald et al. Metab Syndr 3; 347-56). The success of bariatric surgery extends far beyond weight loss, with up to 80-90% of patients having improvement or resolution of many of their weight-related co-morbidities including type II diabetes mellitus and hypertension (Puzziferri et al...
February 17, 2018: Obesity Surgery
Oh Jin Kwon, Shrita Pendekanti, Jacob N Fox, Jane Yanagawa, Michael C Fishbein, Kalyanam Shivkumar, H Wayne Lambert, Olujimi Ajijola
BACKGROUND: Cardiac sympathetic denervation (CSD) to treat ventricular arrhythmias (VAs) requires transection at the middle or lower third of stellate (cervicothoracic) ganglia (SG). However, the morphological appearance of the adult SG and distribution of neuronal somata within it are not well described. OBJECTIVE: To determine the morphology of left and right SG (LSG and RSG) and the distribution of somata within. METHODS: LSG and RSG (n=28) from 14 embalmed adult cadavers were dissected intact...
February 16, 2018: Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology
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