Cholelithiasis After Sleeve Gastrectomy and Effectiveness of Ursodeoxycholic Acid Treatment

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Source: Journal of Laparoendoscopic - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research

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Conclusion: We found a 3.5% incidence of symptomatic cholelithiasis among post-LSG patients in a period of 2 years. Rapid weight loss was the only risk factor that contributed to the development of post-LSG gallbladder disease. Statistical Analysis Used: Results were expressed as absolute numbers and percentages for categorical variables and as mean and standard deviation for continuous variables. A paired sample t-test was performed to determine significant differences between means at different time stamps. Statistical analysis was performed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 23.0.
Source: The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: Stone or sludge development in the gallbladder due to rapid weight loss after obesity surgery is quite common. However, we observed that the gallstone development decreased significantly with the prophylactic use of UDCA in patients who had undergone obesity surgery. PMID: 32233269 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Acta Gastroenterol Belg Source Type: research
ConclusionAdministrative claim data can be analyzed through Formal Concept Analysis in order to classify trajectories of care. This approach permits to quantify expected postoperative complications and to identify unexpected events.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsAlthough CL development was found to be associated with rapid weight loss in several published studies in post-SG patients, the present study showed no significant difference between the groups in terms of early or late weight loss. Pre-operative dyslipidemia may be associated with an increased risk of developing CL.
Source: Surgery Today - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: February 2020Source: European Journal of Surgical Oncology, Volume 46, Issue 2Author(s): Do Joong Park, Young Suk Park, Moon-Won Yoo, Sun-Hwi Hwang, Ryu Seong-Yeob, Oh Kyoung Kwon, Hoon Hur, Hong Man Yoon, Bang Wool Eom, Hye Seong Ahn, Taeil Son, Kyo Young Song, Han Hong Lee, Min-Gew Choi, Ji Yeong An, Sang-Il Lee, Kyung Ho Lee, Dong Kee Jang, Sang Hyub Lee
Source: European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO) - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions: This study presented risk factors for GB stone formation after gastric cancer surgery, and special attention should be afforded to patients with such risk factors. PMID: 31897344 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Gastric Cancer - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: J Gastric Cancer Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundBariatric surgery predisposes patients to cholelithiasis and therefore the need of a subsequent cholecystectomy; however, the incidence of cholecystectomy after bariatric surgery is debated.Aim and MethodsMedical records of 601patients hospitalized for bariatric surgery between January  2010 and July 2018 were reviewed. Our aim was to evaluate the incidence of cholecystectomy following different types of common bariatric procedures. All patients who developed cholelithiasis and a subsequent cholecystectomy were included. Cholelithiasis was diagnosed by clinical criteria and char acteristic ultra...
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsCholelithiasis after SG and OAGB was higher than GCP. %EWL was rapid and higher in OAGB and SG contributing to the higher rate of symptomatic cholelithiasis and could be predictive for post-bariatric cholelithiasis. A 6-month use of UDCA is an effective prophylaxis decreasing gallstone formation after bariatric surgery at short-term follow-up.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions: Study with 92% of follow-up late after SG demonstrated a 43% development of gallstones: half earlier and half late after surgery. We emphasize the need for late control to detect the real appearance of gallstones after SG.
Source: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques - Category: Surgery Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Conclusion: Benchmark cutoffs targeting perioperative outcomes in BS offer a new tool in surgical quality-metrics and may be implemented in quality-improvement cycle. Identifier NCT03440138
Source: Annals of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: ESA PAPERS Source Type: research
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