A Daunting Operation Offers Relief to Obese Teenagers

Gastric bypass surgery works as well in adolescents as it does in adults, researchers report. But the procedure requires a major commitment.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Bariatric Surgery Obesity Teenagers and Adolescence Surgery and Surgeons Weight Children and Childhood Psychology and Psychologists New England Journal of Medicine United States your-feed-health Source Type: news

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ConclusionOverall, bariatric surgery (SG or RYGB) remains a low mortality risk procedure for all age groups. However, all age group classifications  >  45 years had higher incidence of major complications and mortality compared to patients 18–45 years (despite older individuals having lower preoperative BMI) indicating delaying surgery is detrimental.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is the second most frequently performed bariatric procedure worldwide. While pouch migration is a common phenomenon after sleeve gastrectomy (SG), it has hardly been documented after RYGB so far.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Original articles Source Type: research
te;a-José Cao Jaime Ruiz-Tovar María-José Castro Obesity is an epidemic with severe consequences on the professional development of patients. Bariatric surgery has proven to be a safe treatment with effective results in weight control. The aim of this study is to assess the implications of professional occupation in relation to the development of obesity and weight changes after bariatric surgery. We analyzed 500 obese patients (77.8% women, 22.2% men) who underwent one anastomosis gastric bypass surgery at the Centre of Excellence for the Study and Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes (2014&n...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
wrzycka Kozieł Methods of treating obesity, such as changes in lifestyle, physical activity, restrictive diets, and psychotherapy, are not sufficient. Currently, it is considered that in the case of patients who meet the eligibility criteria for surgery, the treatment of choice should be bariatric surgery. The aim of this study was to assess the weight loss and metabolic changes in a group of adults with obesity undergoing bariatric surgery. The study involved 163 patients whose body mass index (BMI) exceeded 40 or 35 kg/m2, concurrent with at least one metabolic sequelae. In 120 of the cases (74%), sleeve gastrect...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
In the original article there was a discrepancy between the XML (online) version of the article and the PDF.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
In conclusion, COVID-19 can complicate the postoperative course of patients after bariatric surgery. Correct diagnosis and management in the postoperative setting would be challenging. Timing of infection after surgery in our series w ould raise the possibility of hospital transmission of COVID-19: from asymptomatic patients at the time of bariatric surgery to the healthcare workers versus acquiring the COVID-19 infection by non-infected patients in the perioperative period.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
DiscussionThe UPGRADE trial will show if prophylactic use of UDCA reduces the incidence of symptomatic gallstone disease after bariatric surgery. Unforeseen deviations from the SAP at the time of analysis will be motivated and discussed.Trial registrationThe Netherlands Trial RegisterNL5954. Registered on 21 November 2016.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Binge Eating Disorders Eating Disorders General Not Crazy Podcast Source Type: blogs
Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment for obesity and its associated comorbidities. This is the first comprehensive report of a prospective cohort study, comparing sleeve gastrectomy (SG) with gastric by...
Source: BMC Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: gastric bypass is an effective method for the resolution of comorbidities and reduction of cardiovascular risk, but it is very important to monitor as many patients as possible, and to report on the long-term results, to determine the real effectiveness of these procedures. PMID: 32686438 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nutricion Hospitalaria - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Nutr Hosp Source Type: research
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