Risk Factors and Outcomes for Gastroparesis After Lung Transplantation

ConclusionWhile gastroparesis is common after lung transplantation, it remains difficult to predict which patients will develop these complications post-transplant. Black patients were more likely to be diagnosed with gastroparesis after adjusting for relevant confounders. Gastroparesis is associated with increased risk of CLAD, and further studies are needed to assess whether early detection and treatment can reduce the incidence of CLAD.
Source: Digestive Diseases and Sciences - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

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Conclusion: Secondary BS is safe, although postoperative morbidity exceeds the established benchmarks for primary BS. The excess morbidity is due to an increased risk of gastrointestinal leakage and higher need for intensive care. The considerable rate of tertiary BS warrants expertise and future research to optimize the management of non-success after BS.
Source: Annals of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: ESA PAPERS Source Type: research
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Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Research letter Source Type: research
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Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Original Articles: Interstitial lung disease Source Type: research
Condition:   Gastroesophageal Reflux Interventions:   Other: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy;   Other: Sham-SOC Lifestyle Coaching Sponsors:   Northwestern University;   National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK);   Washington University School of Medicine;   University of California, San Diego;   Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Not yet recruiting
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CONCLUSION: Bariatric surgery is feasible in patients with SSO. Revision procedures may increase risk of operative complications.PMID:34248332 | PMC:PMC8241285 | DOI:10.4293/JSLS.2020.00089
Source: JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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