Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Tied to Risk for Alcohol Use Disorder Hospitalization
THURSDAY, Jan. 12, 2023 -- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is associated with an increased risk for alcohol use disorder (AUD)-related hospitalizations versus both sleeve gastrectomy and weight management programs, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 12, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Costs, Effectiveness of Laparoscopic, Open Gastrectomy Similar
THURSDAY, Dec. 29, 2022 -- After one-year follow-up, differences in the total costs and effectiveness of laparoscopic and open gastrectomy are minimal, according to a study published online Dec. 28 in JAMA Surgery. Arjen van der Veen, M.D., Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Don't Mix Alcohol With Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Study Suggests
(MedPage Today) -- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) was associated with an increased risk of alcohol use disorder (AUD)-related hospitalizations compared with sleeve gastrectomy and a weight management program, a Veterans Affairs cohort study indicated... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 14, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Compared to Gastric Bypass for Teens With Obesity
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2022 -- Among U.S. adolescents with severe obesity, sleeve gastrectomy is significantly associated with lower rates of health care utilization but similar rates of death, complications, reoperation, and revision versus gastric... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 2, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rates of Healthcare Use After Bariatric Surgery in Teens Rates of Healthcare Use After Bariatric Surgery in Teens
A study found less healthcare use by teens who underwent sleeve gastrectomy rather than gastric bypass, but there were no differences in rates of complications, repeat surgeries, or deaths.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 21, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Fewer Hospital Trips With Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass in Teens
(MedPage Today) -- In the years after bariatric surgery for severe obesity, teens who had opted for sleeve gastrectomy had fewer brushes with the emergency department (ED), according to an analysis of Medicaid claims data. Over a median follow... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 15, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What to Know About Bariatric Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes
The term bariatric is derived from the Greek words for “weight” and “to treat.” Originally, as its name denotes, this form of surgery was aimed at helping people manage obesity. But as medical science’s understanding of bariatric surgery improved, experts recognized that these procedures could also help people with obesity-related health conditions, including Type 2 diabetes. “In 1999 when I was a junior resident in general surgery, I was struck by the observation that patients who had this type of surgery were very rapidly seeing improvement in their diabetes,” says Dr. Francesco ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Disease healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

BMI, Sex Linked to Roux Stasis Syndrome After Gastrectomy BMI, Sex Linked to Roux Stasis Syndrome After Gastrectomy
The investigation identifies patients who need preventive measures. 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 - September 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Gets Big Boost After Medicare Coverage Took Effect
(MedPage Today) -- Sleeve gastrectomy jumped in popularity after Medicare began covering the bariatric procedure in 2012, a serial cross-sectional study showed. Among over 76,000 Medicare beneficiaries with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 18, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Surgery Noninferior for Gastric Cancer at Five Years
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 -- Laparoscopic surgery is noninferior to open gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer (AGC) at five years, according to a study published online July 20 in JAMA Surgery. Sang-Yong Son, M.D., from the Ajou University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Laparoscopy Noninferior to Open Surgery in Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Five-year follow-up results from the KLASS-02 randomized trial confirmed that laparoscopic surgery is not inferior to open gastrectomy in patients with locally advanced gastric cancer. At a median follow-up of 69.4 months, 5... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - July 20, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

More Reflux After Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass at 10 Years More Reflux After Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass at 10 Years
Importantly, the cumulative incidence of Barrett ' s esophagus was similar after both procedures and markedly lower than reported in previous trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Video: Sleeve gastrectomy
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Both Bariatric Surgery Methods Yield Similar 10-Year Results
FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 -- Long-term outcomes are similar after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) in patients with severe obesity, according to a study published online June 22 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Edges Out Sleeve Gastrectomy for 10-Year Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass yielded slightly better weight loss at 10 years compared with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, according to results from the randomized SLEEVEPASS study. Among 240 patients with obesity, estimated mean... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 22, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news