Gastric Bypass Surgery Linked to Bone-Strength Improvement in New Study Gastric Bypass Surgery Linked to Bone-Strength Improvement in New Study

Bone strength increases in the year after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery in patients with and without type 2 diabetes, researchers from Norway report.Reuters Health Information
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AbstractPurposeThe utility of available scoring systems for type 2 diabetes (T2D) remission prediction after metabolic surgery has not been defined in a multi-ethnic Asian population like Singapore. We sought to assess the predictive performance of the Asia-developed ABCD scoring system for T2D remission after metabolic surgery, and develop a new algorithm to improve prediction.Materials and MethodsWe conducted a retrospective analysis of adults with T2D who underwent either Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy between 2007 and 2018, and followed for 1  year postoperatively (n = 114, mean age 4...
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As recently summarized1, there are only four randomized clinical trials (RCTs) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) comparing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) with sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and providing level I evidence up to 5 years after randomization.2-5 None of the individual studies were primarily designed and adequately powered to compare the effects of RYGB with SG on T2DM. However, combined analysis of these RCTs (i.e. meta-analysis) in order to increase the sample size and statistical power (RYGB, n=176 versus SG, n=175) would indicate that either there is no significant long-term difference between RYGB...
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This study included patients who underwent primary laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). The primary outcome of interest was incisional SSI occurring within 30  days. Surgeries performed in 2015 were used in a derivation cohort and the predictive tool was validated against the 2016 cohort. A forward selection algorithm was used to build a logistic regression model predicting probability of SSI.ResultsA total of 274,187 patients were included with 71.7% being LSG and 28.3% LRYGB. 0.7% of patients had a SSI in which 71.0% had an incisional SSI, and 29.9% had an organ/spa...
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Objective: We sought to compare the short and long-term outcomes of MBS in adolescents vs. adults who have undergone a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or Sleeve gastrectomy (SG).Design: Retrospective cohort study.Setting: Single tertiary care academic referral center.Participants: One hundred fifty adolescent (≤ 21-years) and adult (>21-years) subjects with severe obesity between 15 and 70 years of age who underwent RYGB or SG.Outcomes: Metabolic parameters, weight and height measures were obtained pre-and post-surgery (at 3 and 6 months, and then annually for 4 years).Results: Median pre-surgical body mass index (BM...
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AbstractBackgroundRevisional gastric bypass (R-RYGB) surgery is utilized for the management of inadequate weight loss or weight regain observed after some cases of bariatric surgeries. Data on the mid-term effectiveness of primary gastric bypass (P-RYGB) compared with R-RYGB (e.g., post sleeve gastrectomy/gastric banding) are controversial.MethodsRetrospective chart review of all patients who received P-RYGB and R-RYGB (January 2011 –June 2015) at our center. One hundred twenty patients who underwent P-RYGB and 34 R-RYGB who completed 18 months follow-up were included. We compared the effectiveness of P-RYGB with R-R...
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AbstractLaparoscopic mini/one anastomosis gastric bypass (MGB/OAGB) is an increasingly used bariatric surgical procedure. This surgical technique is effective in terms of both weight loss and the resolution of comorbidities, but it is not without complications. To report our experience in MGB/OAGB, assessing comorbidities and complications, and to illustrate post-surgical anatomy and radiological appearance of complications, a single-centre retrospective study of 953 patients undergoing MGB/OAGB between January 2005 and September 2018 was done. The inclusion criteria: body mass index (BMI) of 40  kg/m2 or higher or BM...
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ConclusionRYGB may be a safe and effective treatment for T2DM patients with a BMI  
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In patients with both severe obesity and diabetes, bariatric surgery can often improve diabetes, and in some, gastric bypass is even more effective than sleeve gastrectomy, a study has found.Medscape Medical News
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People who are both severely obese and have type 2 diabetes may benefit from weight loss surgery, a new analysis suggests.
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