Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer Associated With Weight Loss, Diabetes Remission Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer Associated With Weight Loss, Diabetes Remission
Gastric cancer patients with diabetes who undergo conventional gastrectomy have an increased likelihood of diabetes remission with greater postoperative weight loss, independent of baseline weight, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 4, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Standard Bariatrics(R) Titan SGS Stapling Technology for Sleeve Gastrectomy Receives FDA Clearance
CINCINNATI, May 4, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Standard Bariatrics® announced today that its novel Titan SGS™ stapling technology, designed specifically for bariatric sleeve surgery, has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Admin... Devices, Surgery, FDA Standard Bariatrics, Titan SGS, bariatric sleeve surgery, sleeve gastrectomy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Consider Risk for Barrett's Esophagus After Bariatric Surgery Consider Risk for Barrett's Esophagus After Bariatric Surgery
Patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy show high prevalence of Barrett's esophagus in long-term follow-up.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 29, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Affects Vasoactive Mediators Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Affects Vasoactive Mediators
Could laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy help resolve hypertension in obese individuals? A new study takes a look at the postoperative changes in vasoactive mediators.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Robotic Total Gastrectomy Pricier, but Has Advantages Over Laparoscopic Approach Robotic Total Gastrectomy Pricier, but Has Advantages Over Laparoscopic Approach
In experienced hands, robotic total gastrectomy has advantages for the surgeon and patient, but is costlier than traditional laparoscopic surgery, according to a study from China.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 16, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Better Survival With S-1/Docetaxel in Stage III Gastric Cancer Better Survival With S-1/Docetaxel in Stage III Gastric Cancer
Postoperative adjuvant S-1/docetaxel after D2 gastrectomy significantly improved survival in comparison with S-1 alone for patients with stage III gastric cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Yields Larger Long-Term Weight Loss Than RYGB
THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2020 -- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) results in greater weight loss than laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) seven years after surgery, according to a study published online Dec. 9 in JAMA Surgery. Sofia... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teenage Bone Density Declines Following Sleeve Gastrectomy Teenage Bone Density Declines Following Sleeve Gastrectomy
These patients may never reach peak bone mass.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

RSNA: Sleeve Gastrectomy in Teens May Harm Bone Health
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 -- Adolescents with obesity undergoing sleeve gastrectomy (SG) have a decrease in lumbar volumetric bone mineral density (vBMD), which is associated with increased lumbar marrow adipose tissue (MAT), according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Common Weight-Loss Surgery Weakens Bones in Obese Adolescents Common Weight-Loss Surgery Weakens Bones in Obese Adolescents
Obese children who undergo sleeve gastrectomy experience a reduction in bone mineral density and an increase in fat within bones of the lumbar spine, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Common Weight-Loss Surgery Can Weaken a Teen's Bones
TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2020 -- Sleeve gastrectomy, a procedure used to help obese people lose weight, may damage the bones of teen patients, a new study finds. " Childhood obesity is a major public health issue that has increased over the last 10 years, " ... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Simultaneous Surgeries Open Door to Kidney Transplants in Obesity Simultaneous Surgeries Open Door to Kidney Transplants in Obesity
Simultaneous sleeve gastrectomy/kidney transplantation, both done robotically, reduced surgical complications in patients with morbid obesity and end-stage renal failure who might otherwise not quality for a transplantMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Banded Versus Nonbanded Sleeve Gastrectomy Banded Versus Nonbanded Sleeve Gastrectomy
How do these two techniques for sleeve gastrectomy compare in terms of weight loss and complications?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

2020 Innovation and Technology Awards winner: Standard Bariatrics
Standard Bariatrics is a clinically staged, medical device company that develops surgical tools for sleeve gastrectomy, (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Tied to Lower Fracture Risk in Patients With Severe Obesity Sleeve Gastrectomy Tied to Lower Fracture Risk in Patients With Severe Obesity
People with severe obesity who undergo sleeve gastrectomy may be less likely to experience fractures than individuals who get Roux-en-Y procedures or those who are eligible for bariatric surgery and don't get it.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

What Is Distal Gastrectomy Surgery?
Title: What Is Distal Gastrectomy Surgery?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 7/8/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 8, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Ursodeoxycholic Acid May Prevent Gallstones After Gastrectomy Ursodeoxycholic Acid May Prevent Gallstones After Gastrectomy
Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) reduced gallstone formation after gastrectomy in a randomized, controlled study in Korea.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 29, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy, Antiobesity Drugs Underutilized Sleeve Gastrectomy, Antiobesity Drugs Underutilized
Despite the increasing rate of obesity in the United States, sleeve gastrectomy and postoperative antiobesity pharmacotherapy remain significantly underused, according to investigators.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

What Is a Partial Gastrectomy?
Title: What Is a Partial Gastrectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 5/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - May 7, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente finds weight loss lasts long after surgery
(Kaiser Permanente) People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery maintained significantly more weight loss at 5 years than those who did not have surgery according to a Kaiser Permanente study published March 13 in Annals of Surgery. Although some weight regain was common after surgery, regain to within 5% of baseline was rare, especially in patients who had gastric bypass instead of sleeve gastrectomy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Improves Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds Bariatric Surgery Improves Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds
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 (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 5, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

T2DM Remission Rates Higher With RYGB Versus Sleeve Gastrectomy
WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 -- Most patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) undergoing bariatric surgery experience T2DM remission during five years of follow-up, but outcomes are superior with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) compared with sleeve... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alcohol sensitivity in women after undergoing bariatric surgery: a cross-sectional study - Acevedo MB, Teran-Garcia M, Bucholz KK, Eagon JC, Bartholow BD, Burd NA, Khan N, Rowitz B, Pepino MY.
BACKGROUND: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG), the most common bariatric surgeries performed worldwide, increase the risk to develop an alcohol use disorder. This might be due, in part, to surgery-related changes in alcohol pharma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Tackling the Weight List Problem Tackling the Weight List Problem
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy may help improve kidney transplant candidacy among morbidly obese patients, but important questions remain.American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Which Obesity Surgery Is Right for You?
Looking at medical records from more than 33,000 U.S. patients, researchers found that those who underwent gastric bypass surgery had higher rates of hospitalization in the next five years, versus patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Interventions More Likely After RYGB Versus Sleeve Gastrectomy
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 -- Among adults undergoing bariatric surgery, interventions, operations, and hospitalizations are more likely after Roux en Y gastric bypass (RYGB) than after sleeve gastrectomy (SG), according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gastric Sleeve Tied to Lower Risk for Subsequent Procedures
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 -- Patients undergoing vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) appear to be less likely than matched patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) to experience subsequent abdominal operative interventions, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Less Abdominal Surgery Post Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass Less Abdominal Surgery Post Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass
Although gastric bypass surgery is more effective for weight loss and diabetes remission, patients should know that it may be tied to a slightly higher risk of needing another procedure, says lead author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Balloon Dilation Seems Safe, Effective for Sleeve Gastrectomy Stenosis Balloon Dilation Seems Safe, Effective for Sleeve Gastrectomy Stenosis
Endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) appears to be a safe, minimally invasive alternative to surgical revision for sleeve gastrectomy stenosis (SGS), a systematic review and meta-analysis reveals.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Teens Have More Nutritional Deficiencies After Gastric Bypass Vs Sleeve Gastrectomy Teens Have More Nutritional Deficiencies After Gastric Bypass Vs Sleeve Gastrectomy
More than twice as many teens who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) for weight loss had multiple nutritional deficiencies compared to those who underwent sleeve gastrectomy (SG), researchers say. Ongoing nutrition monitoring and supplementation is recommended, regardless of surgery type.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 10, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy Effective for Clinical-Stage-I Gastric Cancer Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy Effective for Clinical-Stage-I Gastric Cancer
Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) performed by experienced surgeons provides outcomes similar to those of open distal gastrectomy (ODG) with nodal dissection for patients with clinical-stage-IA or -IB gastric cancer, according to a noninferiority phase-3 trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Beats Sleeve Gastrectomy for Diabetes Remission Gastric Bypass Beats Sleeve Gastrectomy for Diabetes Remission
Among obese patients with type 2 diabetes, gastric bypass is associated with higher rates of diabetes remission at one year than is sleeve gastrectomy, researchers from Norway report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 26, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Beneficial at Lower BMI; Call to Lower Threshold Sleeve Gastrectomy Beneficial at Lower BMI; Call to Lower Threshold
"We can start the conversation of changing some of the current guidelines for bariatric surgery to...focus...more on metabolic disease rather than BMI alone as the only cutoff," says study author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 20, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Best surgery for long-term weight loss not yet clear
(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. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Benefits Patients With BMI & #60;35 kg/m & #178;
TUESDAY, Nov. 5, 2019 -- The benefits of sleeve gastrectomy (SG) extend to patients with a body mass index
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Procedures Provide Better Outcomes in Gastric Cancer
Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy offered better short-term, post-surgical outcomes for patients with locally advanced gastric cancer who were undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy.   (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy May Be Preferable After Gastric-Cancer Chemo Laparoscopic Gastrectomy May Be Preferable After Gastric-Cancer Chemo
In patients with locally advanced gastric cancer, laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy appears to offer more short-term benefits than does open gastrectomy, according to Chinese researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - October 8, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Drops Heart Disease, Death Risk for Diabetics
The observational study tracked the health of almost 2,300 people with type 2 diabetes who had one of four types of weight-loss surgery. These included gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric banding and duodenal switch surgery. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Up in Patients With End-Stage Kidney Disease
THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 -- For patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), there has been an increase in bariatric surgery, with proportional use of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy increasing, according to a study published online July 25 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lower Risk of Reintervention After Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Gastric Bypass Lower Risk of Reintervention After Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Gastric Bypass
Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) conferred a significantly lower risk of reintervention at five years compared to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) in a retrospective analysis of patients who underwent the procedures between 2005 and 2015.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 3, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Woman who shed nearly half her body weight reveals she still doesn't feel 'normal'
Amanda Eltaher, 29, from New York, went from 243lbs to 126lbs after a vertical sleeve gastrectomy. The SEO strategist is now left with excess skin that has made her feel self-conscious. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Effective for Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Effective for Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer
Laparoscopic gastrectomy is noninferior to open distal gastrectomy in patients with locally advanced gastric cancer, researchers from China report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 31, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Esophageal Reflux Common After Sleeve Gastrectomy Esophageal Reflux Common After Sleeve Gastrectomy
About one in four patients will develop gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) after sleeve gastrectomy, but few will require conversion to gastric bypass for severe reflux, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 15, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

2019 Innovation & Technology Awards winner: Standard Bariatrics
Standard Bariatrics is developing products to improve the consistency and clinical outcomes of sleeve gastrectomy, the surgical procedure most commonly used in the United States to treat morbid obesity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Shelly Reese Source Type: news

2019 Innovation & Technology Awards winner: Standard Bariatrics
Standard Bariatrics is developing products to improve the consistency and clinical outcomes of sleeve gastrectomy, the surgical procedure most commonly used in the United States to treat morbid obesity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Shelly Reese Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy May Be Safer Than Gastric Bypass for IBD Patients Sleeve Gastrectomy May Be Safer Than Gastric Bypass for IBD Patients
Most obese patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) fare well after bariatric surgery, but gastric bypass could make Crohn's disease harder to control, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Outcome Comparable to Open Surgery Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Outcome Comparable to Open Surgery
Patients with stage I gastric cancer who undergo laparoscopic distal gastrectomy have long-term-survival rates similar to those who have open distal gastrectomy, according to a clinical trial from South Korea.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Metabolic Surgery Tops Drugs for Reducing Diabetes-Related Complications Metabolic Surgery Tops Drugs for Reducing Diabetes-Related Complications
For obese patients with type 2 diabetes, metabolic surgery (sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-Y gastric bypass) prolongs life and reduces cardiovascular events compared to best medical therapy, according to a meta-analytic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Upper GI X-rays Unhelpful After Sleeve Gastrectomy Upper GI X-rays Unhelpful After Sleeve Gastrectomy
Gastrografin upper gastrointestinal inspection is generally of little value in determining the integrity of staple lines following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, according to a retrospective review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news