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

Greater Weight Loss With Gastric Bypass Than Other Bariatric Sx
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31, 2018 -- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is associated with greater weight loss at one, three, and five years than sleeve gastrectomy (SG) or adjustable gastric banding (AGB), though it also has the highest rate of 30-day adverse... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Which Weight-Loss Surgery Is Best?
Deciding to have weight-loss surgery? New research that compares three types -- gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and adjustable gastric banding, also known as lap band, may help. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pouch Creation a Winner After Total Gastrectomy
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis reports better long-term functional outcomes, no greater perioperative morbidity (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - October 30, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Teens Get Lasting Weight Loss With Two of Three Bariatric Procedures Teens Get Lasting Weight Loss With Two of Three Bariatric Procedures
BMI reduction of 20% or more sustained over 5 years with gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy but not gastric banding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Standard Bariatrics receives FDA indication for #1 bariatric surgical procedure
(CincyTech) Standard Bariatrics, an innovator of surgical devices, has received a sleeve gastrectomy indication from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the STANDARD CLAMP ® . " Standard Bariatrics is committed to creating superior bariatric surgery outcomes through device innovations. The acceptance of the supplemental data by the FDA to expand the US. indications of the STANDARD CLAMP ® is another significant milestone for the Company, " said Jonathan Thompson M.D., Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Standard Bariatrics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Now Top Choice for Kids' Metabolic Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Pivot away from Roux-en-Y similar to recent adult trends in bariatric surgery (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - October 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass May Be Better for Teens
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 -- Adolescents with severe obesity achieve substantial and sustainable weight loss with sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and gastric bypass procedures but not with gastric banding, according to a study published in the September issue... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Monitoring serum Albumin can help patients recover from gastrectomy
(Bentham Science Publishers) Our result suggests preoperative albumin level as an independent risk factor for PPCs in elderly gastric cancer (GC) patients after elective laparoscopic gastrectomy. We also suggest that those elderly hypoalbuminemic GC patients may benefit from more intensive perioperative care including perioperative nutritional status improvement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type of Weight Loss Surgery Matters for People With Severe Obesity Type of Weight Loss Surgery Matters for People With Severe Obesity
People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) than with sleeve gastrectomy, a small U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Type of weight loss surgery matters for people with severe obesity
(Reuters Health) - People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass than with a newer sleeve gastrectomy procedure, a small U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Similar Rates of Fetal Growth Restriction Seen With Two Popular Bariatric Procedures Similar Rates of Fetal Growth Restriction Seen With Two Popular Bariatric Procedures
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) appear to result in similar rates of fetal growth restriction, according to French researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

VTE Prophylaxis After Gastrectomy May Boost Bleeding in Asian Patients VTE Prophylaxis After Gastrectomy May Boost Bleeding in Asian Patients
In Asian patients, symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) after gastrectomy is extremely rare, and pharmacological prophylactic measures may prompt bleeding complications, Korean researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about gastrectomy, or stomach removal
A gastrectomy is a procedure to remove part or all of the stomach. Often, it is a treatment for stomach cancer. Here, we explore this and other uses of a gastrectomy. We also describe the procedure in detail and discuss the types of surgery. Learn about possible complications, life after a gastrectomy, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

Standard Bariatrics closes Series A round of financing
(CincyTech) Standard Bariatrics Inc., an innovator of bariatric surgical devices, has raised a Series A round of financing. RiverVest Venture Partners led the round. The size of the round is undisclosed. Standard Bariatrics' first device, the STANDARD CLAMP ™ , received FDA clearance in July 2017. It offers technical and clinical improvement to surgeons performing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, the most common and effective weight loss surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is GI Dynamics teasing comeback with offering?
Embattled GI Dynamics has been relatively quiet lately, but the Boston-based company recently revealed its shareholders had approved an offering worth a total of $2 million. The company held a special meeting February 27 to discuss the placement, according to a release. Could the offering help GI Dynamics continue to develop its EndoBarrier device – a technology designed to treat obesity in patients with Type 2 diabetes, that has come under fire in the past? The device works by creating a barrier between food and the wall of the small intestine and thereby changes metabolic pathways by controlling how food move...
Source: MDDI - March 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news