Sleeve Gastrectomy: Globalization and Its Controversies

Publication date: Available online 7 August 2018Source: Cirugía Española (English Edition)Author(s): Daniel del Castillo Déjardin, Fàtima Sabench Pereferrer
Source: Cirugia Espanola - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
We present a rare case of intussusception of efferent jejunum through gastrojejunostomy in a patient who underwent distal gastrectomy with Billroth II reconstruction. Revision total gastrectomy was performed successfully. High index of suspicion and early diagnosis is crucial as delayed intervention can lead to a mortality rate of 50%.
Source: Surgical Practice - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research
ConclusionsAltered global longitudinal strain values were common in young obese patients. Sleeve gastrectomy increased global longitudinal strain even in the early postoperative phase without promoting changes in global radial strain, global circumferential strain, and left ventricle twist measurements.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
(Reuters Health) - People with obesity may initially shed more excess pounds with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass than with a newer sleeve gastrectomy procedure, but a research review suggests that longer-term, which one is better for weight loss remains unknown.
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ConclusionsPatients with intramucosal, nonulcerated, undifferentiated adenocarcinoma measuring 20  mm or less could develop a lymphatic network. For these patients, careful follow-up is required after ER.
Source: Gastric Cancer - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Condition:   Gastric Cancer Intervention:   Procedure: lappg Sponsor:   RenJi Hospital Not yet recruiting
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ConclusionsEarly feeding and discharge for total or proximal gastrectomy is feasible and safe as long as it is carefully applied to high-risk patients, but we must be aware of the relatively higher readmission rate of this patient group.
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractIntroductionSleeve gastrectomy (SG) has overtaken Roux-En-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) as the most common bariatric procedure worldwide. However, there is little long-term data comparing the two procedures.ObjectivesWe perform a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing 5-year outcomes of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) comparing RYGB and SG.MethodsMedline, Embase, The Cochrane Library, and NHS Evidence were searched for English language RCTs comparing RYGB with SG and assessed weight loss and/or comorbidity resolution at 5 years.ResultsFive studies were included in the final analysis. Meta-analysis demonstrates...
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Abstract PURPOSE: The aim of this original research is to evaluate the effect of SG on alcohol intake symptoms, blood alcohol content (BAC), and alcohol metabolite levels. METHODS: At 0-6-12 months after SG, BAC of patients was measured at 0, 15, 30, and 60 min, and then every 30 min, and urinary metabolite (ethanol and acetaldehyde) levels were measured 2 h after consuming a standard red wine drink. Symptoms perceived by patients were evaluated using symptom alcoholization post-obesity surgery scores. RESULTS: Thirty obese patients (12 men/18 women; mean body mass index, 44 &p...
Source: Eating and weight disorders : EWD - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: Eat Weight Disord Source Type: research
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