Histopathology Findings in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

ConclusionMost of the findings are non-significant and can be predicted if UGIE plus multiple biopsies is routinely included in the bariatric work-up with significant cost reduction. In those patients who had a significant finding prior to the surgery or intraoperatively, the pathological examination of the specimen is recommended.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: These results suggest that maintaining teeth, eating slowly, and using secondary oral hygiene products every day are associated with a lower likelihood of MetS in the aged population. PMID: 29910228 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: J Epidemiol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Care providers need to be skilled in assessing each individual's resources and interpretations of their condition, to be able to communicate in a respectful, patient-centred manner and to assist adolescents to explore their ambivalence and set their own realistic goals. More research is needed. PMID: 29912659 [PubMed - in process]
Source: International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being Source Type: research
For years, severe obesity rates have been three times higher among rural children in the US as among urban kids. But the disparity continues to widen for adults, the latest CDC figures show.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
(Reuters Health) - Severe obesity rates have been on the rise nationwide since the turn of the century, disproportionately affecting children and adults in rural communities, two U.S. studies suggest.
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(MedPage Today) -- Report adds to sense of growing rural health crisis
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Conclusion: Vitamin D was inversely associated with depression and obesity. BDNF was associated with abdominal obesity, but not with depression. At the population level, our results support the relevant roles of vitamin D and BDNF in mental and physical health-related outcomes.Neuropsychobiology
Source: Neuropsychobiology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
This study enrolled 332 AG patients who underwent initial gastroscopy from 2002 to 2005. Following parameters were collected: age, gender, smoking history, H. pylori infection, location of atrophy and intestinal metaplasia (IM), surveillance interval, follow-up duration, and neoplasia occurrence. RESULTS: Gastric neoplasia was diagnosed in 16 patients. The annual incidence rates per person-year of total gastric neoplasia, gastric high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia (HGIN), early GC and advanced GC were 0.53%, 0.07%, 0.20% and 0.33%, respectively. A multivariate Cox analysis not accounting for the extent of AG and/or I...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Conditions:   Metabolic Syndrome;   Diabetes Mellitus;   Inflammatory Response Intervention:   Procedure: Bariatric surgery Sponsor:   Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado Enrolling by invitation
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Conditions:   Twin; Complicating Pregnancy;   Advanced Maternal Age Pregnancy;   Scarred Uterus;   Overweight and Obesity Intervention:   Sponsor:   Shengjing Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Adolescent Obesity Intervention:   Behavioral: Mobile health intervention Sponsors:   KK Women's and Children's Hospital;   National Institute of Education, Singapore;   National Dental Centre, Singapore;   Duke-NUS Medical School Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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