Sleeve Gastrectomy Beneficial for Obese Kidney Transplant Candidates
FRIDAY, May 10, 2024 -- For kidney transplant (KT) candidates with obesity, sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is effective, and a considerable proportion of patients undergo KT within 20.9 months, according to a study published in the May issue of the Mayo... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 10, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Weight-loss surgery before kidney transplantation improves health and eligibility of patients with obesity and renal failure, Mayo Clinic study finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy promotes relatively rapid weight loss, reduces obesity-related health issues and improves eligibility for kidney transplantation for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and obesity, according to new research from Mayo Clinic. Patients with advanced chron ic kidney failure and severe obesity often are not considered for kidney transplantation, but according to a study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, sleeve gastrectomy can improve high-risk patients meeting the criteria for transplantation. The… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - May 2, 2024 Category: Research Source Type: news

Little Benefit to Weight Loss Before LSG or RYGB Little Benefit to Weight Loss Before LSG or RYGB
Weight loss before laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass does not improve surgical outcomes, except in select cases.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 16, 2024 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Boosts T2D Remission, Even With Weight Regain Gastric Bypass Boosts T2D Remission, Even With Weight Regain
People with type 2 diabetes who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass were more likely to have diabetes remission at 5 years than those who received sleeve gastrectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 13, 2024 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgeries Carry Low Perioperative Risks
FRIDAY, Feb. 2, 2024 -- Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) have similarly low perioperative risk among adults with obesity, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in JAMA Network... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 2, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Perioperative Complications Not Deciding Factor Between Two Bariatric Procedures
(MedPage Today) -- For patients undergoing primary bariatric surgery, perioperative complications and safety were similar between laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), the randomized BEST trial found... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 31, 2024 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Highlights in Obesity From ACG 2023 Highlights in Obesity From ACG 2023
Highlights in obesity from ACG 2023 include a meta-analysis on weight loss efficacy of different GLP-1 RAs, and data comparing medical vs surgical treatment of weight regain after gastrectomy.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None ReCAP Source Type: news

Revisional-RYGB Examined for GERD and Weight-Loss Failure
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6, 2023 -- Following sleeve gastrectomy (SG), revisional Roux-Y-gastric-bypass (RYGB) is beneficial for remission of reflux symptoms and extra weight loss, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in Obesity... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 6, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

One Type of Bariatric Surgery Betters IBD Outcomes One Type of Bariatric Surgery Betters IBD Outcomes
In people with morbid obesity and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), sleeve gastrectomy and not Roux-en-Y gastric bypass was associated with a lower risk for complications 2 years later.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 13, 2023 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Has Harmful Impact on Bones of Teens, Young Adults
THURSDAY, June 15, 2023 -- Adolescents and young adults undergoing sleeve gastrectomy (SG) have reductions in bone strength and increases in bone marrow adipose tissue (BMAT), according to a study published online June 13 in Radiology. Florian A.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 15, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Could Bring Weaker Bones to Teens
TUESDAY, June 13, 2023 -- Weight-loss surgery can have a lot of benefits for obese teens and young adults. But a new study finds a concerning side effect. Young people who had sleeve gastrectomy, the most common obesity surgery, also had weakened... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 13, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Young Bones Weaker After Popular Weight-Loss Procedure
(MedPage Today) -- Adolescents and young adults with obesity who underwent sleeve gastrectomy experienced bone loss in the following years, researchers reported. While no change was observed among those on diet and exercise alone, young people... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - June 13, 2023 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy + Hiatal Hernia Repair or Fundoplication Reduces GERD
THURSDAY, June 1, 2023 -- For patients undergoing bariatric surgery with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and/or hiatal hernia, sleeve gastrectomy (SG) with concomitant hiatal hernia repair (HHR) and SG with fundoplication (FP) are both... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

No Survival Benefit With NAC for Advanced Stomach Cancer No Survival Benefit With NAC for Advanced Stomach Cancer
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy did not improve survival in elderly patients undergoing gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 21, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bone Density Loss Seen After Bariatric Surgery in Teens
(MedPage Today) -- Although bariatric surgery is quite effective for weight loss in teens with obesity, it also may weaken the bones, according to a prospective longitudinal study. Over the course of 1 year after undergoing sleeve gastrectomy... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - April 20, 2023 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news