ASMBS Position Statement on the Relationship Between Obesity and Cancer, and the Role of Bariatric Surgery: Risk, Timing of Treatment, Effects on Disease Biology and Qualification for Surgery
The following position statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in response to numerous inquiries made to the Society by patients, physicians, Society members, hospitals, health insurance payers, the media, and others, regarding the relationship between obesity and cancer. This includes the increased incidence of cancer in patients with obesity, how obesity can impact conventional cancer screening, recommended cancer screening prior to bariatric surgery, the beneficial impact of weight loss not only on future cancer risk but on prolonged survivorship after cancer treatment, the timing...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 30, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Saber Ghiassi, Maher El Chaar, Essa M. Aleassa, Fady Moustarah, Sofiane El Djouzi, T. Javier Birriel, Ann M. Rogers, Kara Kallies, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Clinical Issues Committee Tags: ASMBS Guidelines/Statements Source Type: research

ASMBS Guidelines/Statements American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Updated Statement on Single-Anastomosis Duodenal Switch
The following updated statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) in response to numerous inquiries made to the Society by patients, physicians, society members, hospitals, and others regarding single-anastomosis duodenal switch as a treatment for obesity and metabolic disease. This recommendation is based on current clinical knowledge, expert opinion, and published peer-reviewed scientific evidence available at this time. The statement is not intended as, and should not be construed as, stating or establishing a local, regional, or national standard of care. (Source: Surgery for...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 30, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Ann M. Rogers, on behalf of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Clinical Issues Committee Tags: Controversies in Bariatric Surgery Source Type: research

Comment on “Impact of Preoperative Opioid Use on Health Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery.”
The opioid epidemic has had far reaching consequences for bariatric surgeons. We have had an awakening and have collectively realized that our sub-specialty has to do a better job at protecting our patients from this destructive addiction process. In a study of nine hospital systems in the US, 4.0% of patients who were not chronic opioid users prior to bariatric surgery converted to chronic use after surgery.1 Another similar study indicated that 77% of bariatric surgical patients who were on chronic pain medicines prior to surgery, not only remained on opioid therapy post surgically , but collectively increased their over...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 30, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: John David Scott Source Type: research

Comment on: Upper endoscopy after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: diagnostic yield and factors associated with relevant findings
In the current manuscript (1) the authors reported the results of diagnostic upper endoscopy for a cohort of 250 consequent patients who presented with complaints after Roux en Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Ninety-eight patients (39.2%) with a relevant finding at upper endoscopy were identified, mostly marginal ulcer and stomal stenosis. The postoperative endoscopic findings can help us better understand long term complications following bariatric surgery. The authors should be commended for identifying risks factors to an abnormal upper endoscopy (male sex, smoking, alcohol consumption, referral reason and prior imaging studie...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 30, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Patrick Noel, Thierry Manos, Marius Nedelcu Source Type: research

Comment on: Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in an Asian bariatric population. An undiagnosed dilemma
The last decade has seen tremendous advances in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery. Evidence from randomized trials continues to build showing, in addition to obesity, type 2 diabetes (T2D) and other diseases improve postoperatively [1 –3] at least partially via weight-independent mechanisms [4–6]. Even though many attribute the degree of obesity with the severity of obesity-associated disease (e.g., diabetes, sleep apnea), this is not necessarily the case. Variables other than weight clearly affect T2D development and severit y. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 29, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Vance L. Albaugh Tags: Editorial comment Source Type: research

Comment on: Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in Asian bariatric population. An underdiagnosed dilemma
The last decade has seen tremendous advances in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery. Evidence from randomized trials continues to build showing that in addition to obesity, type 2 diabetes (T2D) and other diseases improve postoperatively1 –3, at least partially via weight-independent mechanisms4–6. Even though many attribute degree of obesity with severity of obesity-associated disease (e.g. diabetes, sleep apnea), this is not necessarily the case. Variables other than body weight clearly affect T2D development and severity. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 29, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Vance L. Albaugh Source Type: research

Evolution of Outcomes of Robotic Bariatric Surgery: First Report based on MBSAQIP Database
Robotic surgery is increasingly being used in bariatric surgery, however, the benefits of robotic surgery in bariatrics remain controversial. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 23, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Marlon Pastrana, Jill Stoltzfus, Amin AlMandini, Maher El Chaar Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Is bariatric surgery resolving NAFLD via microbiota-mediated bile acid ratio reversal? A comprehensive review
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is considered the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome, as it is closely related to obesity, dyslipidemia, and insulin resistance [1]. Accordingly, the prevalence of NAFLD and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), the later evolutive stage of NAFLD, are increasing at the same pace as obesity becomes a global epidemic. In fact, today, NAFLD is considered to be the number 1 cause of chronic liver disease worldwide [2 –4]. As no specific drugs have yet been approved for NAFLD, at present, the only effective treatment is weight loss through diet and exercise. (Source: Su...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Eider Talavera-Urquijo, Marc Beisani, Jos é M. Balibrea, John C. Alverdy Tags: Review article Source Type: research

FKBP5 polymorphism rs1360780 and weight loss after bariatric surgery
Dear Editor, we read the publication on “Role of the FKBP5 polymorphism rs1360780, age, sex, and type of surgery in weight loss after bariatric surgery: a follow-up study” with a great interest [1]. Peña et al. noted that “KBP5 rs1360780 genotype has specific effects on weight loss outcomes after bariatric surgery depending on sex, age, and type of surgery, suggesting worse results in older males carrying the T allele who have undergone sleeve gastrectomy [1].” In fact, genetic underlying polymorphism effect on weight loss after bariatric surgery is interesting. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Sora Yasri, Viroj Wiwanitkit Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Changes in fat-free mass and muscle mass at 6 and 12 months after biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch surgery.
Bariatric surgery is associated with concomitant loss in both fat and muscle masses. Literature on muscle composition/quality after bariatric surgery is limited (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Audrey Auclair, Marie-Eve Pich é, Laurent Biertho, Simon Marceau, Paul Poirier Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

“Is bariatric surgery resolving NAFLD via microbiota-mediated bile acid ratio reversal? A comprehensive review.”
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is considered the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome, as it is closely related to obesity, dyslipidemia and insulin resistance [1]. Accordingly, the prevalence of NAFLD and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), NAFLD ’s later evolutive stage, are increasing at the same pace as obesity becomes a global epidemic. In fact, today, NAFLD is considered to be the number one cause of chronic liver disease worldwide [2-4]. As no specific drugs have yet been approved for NAFLD, at present, the only effective treatment i s weight loss through diet and exercise. (Source: Sur...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Eider Talavera-Urquijo, Marc Beisani, Jos é M. Balibrea, John C. Alverdy Tags: Review articles Source Type: research

Impact of Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy on gut microbiota: a metagenomic comparative analysis
Bariatric surgery is an effective therapeutic procedure for morbidly obese patients. The two most common interventions are Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG) and Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB). (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: William Farin, Florian Plaza O ñate, Jonathan Plassais, Christophe Bonny, Christoph Beglinger, Bettina Woelnerhanssen, David Nocca, Frederic Magoules, Emmanuelle Le Chatelier, Nicolas Pons, Alessandra C.L. Cervino, S. Dusko Ehrlich Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of women during pregnancy after  bariatric surgery
Women of childbearing age constitute a substantial proportion of the patients who undergo weight loss procedures. However, little is known regarding attitudes and behaviors of women during pregnancy after bariatric surgery (BS). (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Ariela Goldenshluger, Ram Elazary, Tair Ben Porat, Heba Geraisi Farhat, Gabriel Levin, Amihai Rottenstreich Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Association between hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux symptoms after one-anastomosis/mini gastric bypass
One-anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) is an accepted bariatric and metabolic surgery with certain important complications, such as postoperative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and bile reflux (BR), which are not well addressed in literature. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Mohammad Kermansaravi, Ali Kabir, Ali Mousavimaleki, Abdolreza Pazouki Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Weight loss expectations and weight loss after surgery: the mediating role of body image and weight concerns
Preliminary evidence suggests that bariatric patients ’ unrealistic expectations regarding weight loss following bariatric surgery are related to worse weight outcomes. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: E.M. Concei ção, M. de Lourdes, L. Moreira, A. Pinto-Bastos, S. Félix Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Selecting surgical procedures for medically uncontrolled type 2 diabetes
Guiding patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) toward the most appropriate bariatric and metabolic procedure is crucial for improving outcomes. Aminian (1) published an interesting review based on high quality scientific data. However, some important issues must be raised. Among the 4 RCTs that back up his review, 2were not powered to detect differences related to T2D outcomes, as weight loss was their primary outcome and Stampede was not powered to detect differences among RYGB and SG, although indirectly shows that RYGB has better cardiovascular and glycemic outcomes than SG. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Ricardo Cohen Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Multimodal analgesia in bariatric surgery: not just an intravenous approach
Multimodal analgesia is one of the cornerstones of perioperative medicine [1]. It is based on the assumption that a combination of agents at small doses maximizes the desired effects while minimizing side effects [1]. Multimodal analgesia is recommended for obese patients to reduce or eliminate the use of opioids postoperatively [2]. Typically, multimodal analgesia includes the use of intravenous non-opioid medications with analgesic properties, such as acetaminophen (paracetamol), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, ketamine, α-2 agonists (clonidine or dexmedetomidine), lidocaine, and magnesium. (Source: Surgery f...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Michele Carron, Alessandro De Cassai, Federico Linassi, Paolo Navalesi Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of women during pregnancy after bariatric surgery
Women of childbearing age constitute a substantial proportion of the patients who undergo weight-loss procedures. However, little is known regarding attitudes and behaviors of women during pregnancy after bariatric surgery (BS). (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Ariela Goldenshluger, Ram Elazary, Tair Ben Porat, Heba Geraisi Farhat, Gabriel Levin, Amihai Rottenstreich Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Association between Hiatal Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms after One Anastomosis/Mini Gastric Bypass (OAGB/MGB)
One anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) is an accepted bariatric and metabolic surgery with certain important complications such as post-operative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and bile reflux (BR), which are not well addressed in literature. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Mohammad Kermansaravi, Ali Kabir, Ali Mousavimaleki, Abdolreza Pazouki Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Isolated sleeve gastrectomy stricture: a systematic review on reporting, workup, and treatment
This study aimed to review all currently available publications and to create evidence-based recommendations. We searched Medline (PubMed), EMBASE, and Central Cochrane from inception to June 10, 2019. Inclusion criteria were studies reporting treatment of sleeve gastrectomy stricture with no associated leaks. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 17, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Vitor Ottoboni Brunaldi, Manoel Galvao Neto, Natan Zundel, Barham K. Abu Dayyeh Tags: Review article Source Type: research

Thrombophilia prevalence in patients seeking laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: extended chemoprophylaxis may decrease portal vein thrombosis rate
Portomesenteric vein thrombosis (PMVT) may occur after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). Previous studies have shown that PMVT patients may have undiagnosed thrombophilia. We recently changed our practice to check thrombophilia panel in every LSG patient preoperatively. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 17, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Manish Parikh, Eduardo Somoza, Ajay Chopra, Danielle Friedman, Patricia Chui, Julia Park, Aku Ude-Welcome, John K. Saunders Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Altered systematic glucose utilization after gastrectomy: correlation with weight loss
Weight loss after gastrectomy for gastric cancer may be the result from not only altered nutrition absorption but also systematic endocrinological changes after bariatric-like surgery. No clinical studies have evaluated the altered glucose metabolism associated with postoperative weight loss in gastric cancer patients. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 17, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Arthur Cho, In Gyu Kwon, Soyoung Kim, Sung Hoon Noh, Cheol Ryong Ku Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Metabolic syndrome impact on nutritional deficiencies and metabolic status 1 year after sleeve gastrectomy
A paucity of information is available on the comparative nutritional deficiencies considering the presence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and nutritional changes following vertical sleeve gastrectomy (SG). (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 17, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Silvia Paredes, Marta Alves, Maria Lopes Pereira, Laura Ribeiro Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Isolated sleeve gastrectomy stricture – a systematic review on reporting, workup, and treatment.
This study aims to review all currently available publications and to create evidence-based recommendations. We searched MEDLINE (PubMed), EMBASE, and Central Cochrane from inception to June 10th, 2019. Inclusion criteria were studies reporting treatment of SGS with no associated leaks. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 17, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Vitor Ottoboni Brunaldi, Manoel Galvao Neto, Natan Zundel, Barham K. Abu Dayyeh Tags: Review articles Source Type: research

Sleep disturbance and insomnia in individuals seeking bariatric surgery
Sleep disturbance is well established in individuals with obesity, and the relationship between poor sleep and obesity is supported by population, longitudinal, experimental, and intervention studies. However, the prevalence and characteristics of poor sleep in individuals seeking bariatric surgery have thus far been poorly examined (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 17, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Jessica K. Salwen-Deremer, Colleen Schreyer, Genna F. Hymowitz, Amanda Montanari, Michael T. Smith, Janelle W. Coughlin Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Thrombophilia Prevalence in Patients Seeking Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy; Extended Chemoprophylaxis May Decrease Portal Vein Thrombosis Rate
Portomesenteric vein thrombosis (PMVT) may occur after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). Previous studies have shown that PMVT patients may have undiagnosed thrombophilia. We recently changed our practice to check thrombophilia panel in every LSG patient preoperatively. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 17, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Manish Parikh, Eduardo Somoza, Ajay Chopra, Danielle Friedman, Patricia Chui, Julia Park, Aku Ude-Welcome, John K. Saunders Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Comment on: Socioecological Factors Associated with Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Utilization: A Qualitative Study in an Ethnically Diverse Sample
Obesity affects a growing number of adults and children in the U.S.,1,2 leading to significant rates of chronic disease, decreasing quality of life and health span, and rising healthcare costs.3 –5 Metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) is increasingly recognized as the most effective and durable treatment for individuals who suffer from severe obesity,6–8 yet marked access disparities by race and socioeconomic status (SES) have been described.9–12 The specific mechanisms behind these disparities are not well understood, although a combination of system, provider, and patient-level factors are thought to p...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 12, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Numa Perez, Fatima Cody Stanford, David C. Chang Source Type: research

Upper endoscopy after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: diagnostic yield and factors associated with relevant findings
After laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) many patients present with complaints for which an upper endoscopy is performed. However, often no abnormalities are found. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 12, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Thomas C.C. Boerlage, Paula J.D. Wolvers, Sjoerd C. Bruin, Inge L. Huibregtse, Rogier P. Voermans, Paul Fockens, Barbara A. Hutten, Victor E.A. Gerdes Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Trends in revisional bariatric surgery using the MBSAQIP database 2015-2017
The third most common bariatric surgery is revisional bariatric surgery. The American College of Surgeons tracks outcomes using the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Initiative Program database. We used this database to examine trends in revisional bariatric surgery. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 11, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Benjamin Clapp, Brittany Harper, Christopher Dodoo, William Klingsporn, Ashtyn Barrientes, Michael Cutshall, Alan Tyroch Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Trends in revisional bariatric surgery using the MBSAQIP database 2015-2017.
The third most common bariatric surgery is revisional bariatric surgery. The American College of Surgeons tracks outcomes using the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Initiative Program (MBSAQIP) database. We used this database to examine trends in revisional bariatric surgery (RBS). (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 11, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Benjamin Clapp, Brittany Harper, Christopher Dodoo, William Klingsporn, Ashtyn Barrientes, Michael Cutshall, Alan Tyroch Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Reverse Epidemiology and the Obesity Paradox for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Markov Decision Model
Obesity has been associated with both increased progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) as well as with a paradoxical improvement in survival among end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergoing hemodialysis. As such, the optimal weight management strategy for obese CKD patients remains unclear. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 10, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: R.A. Choudhury, D. Yoeli, H.B. Moore, H. Yaffe, G.D. Hoetzel, K.R. Dumon, N.N. Williams, P.L. Abt, K.D. Conzen, T.L. Nydam Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

The offspring of parents undergoing a weight loss surgery: a  systematic review
The offspring of parents with obesity are at an increased risk of developing this condition themselves because of genetic and environmental factors. One subgroup that may be at particularly high risk of developing obesity is the offspring of parents who have undergone weight loss surgery (PWLS). To date, little research has focused on these offspring or their parents. This systematic review addresses this gap by integrating available literature and assessing the quality of the evidence. To be included, studies were required to have researched characteristics of the offspring of PWLS or parental feeding practices within thi...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 5, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Caroline E. Dickens, Debra L. Safer, Cristin D. Runfola, Elise L. Gibbs, Hannah Welch, Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit Tags: Review article Source Type: research

The Offspring of Parents Undergoing a Weight Loss Surgery: A Systematic Review
The offspring of parents with obesity are at an increased risk of developing this condition themselves due to genetic and environmental factors. One subgroup that may be at particularly high risk of developing obesity is the offspring of parents who have undergone weight loss surgery (PWLS). To date, little research has focused on these offspring or their parents. This systematic review addresses this gap by integrating available literature and assessing the quality of the evidence. To be included, studies were required to have researched characteristics of the offspring of PWLS or parental feeding practices within this po...
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - March 5, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Caroline E. Dickens, Debra L. Safer, Cristin D. Runfola, Elise L. Gibbs, Hannah Welch, Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit Tags: Review articles Source Type: research

Editorial Board
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Acknowledgement of Referees
We would like to thank the following people who have contributed their time and talents to the peer review of manuscripts over the past year (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 25, 2020 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

SOARD Category 1 CME Credit Featured Articles, Volume 16, March 2020
Luca Dittrich, Marie-Valerie Schwenninger, Klaus Dittrich, Johann Pratschke, Felix Aigner, Jonas Raakow (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 25, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Continuing medical education program Source Type: research

Conversion of sleeve gastrectomy to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease: results of a multicenter study.
The main side effect of long-term laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is the onset of severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 21, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Sergio Carandina, Antoine Soprani, Laura Montana, Sebastien Murcia, Antonio Valenti, Marc Danan, Jacopo d ’Agostino, Emmanuel Rivkine, Marius Nedelcu Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Benefits and risks of bariatric surgery in patients with bipolar disorders
The prevalence of bipolar disorders in patients requesting bariatric surgery is estimated to be 1.5% –3.4%. There are currently no specific recommendations regarding the way bariatric surgery should be managed in the context of bipolar disorder. The aim was to document the benefit-risk of bariatric surgery in patients with bipolar disorders. A systematic literature review was carried out. In addi tion, results were reported from a survey of current clinical practice in French referent centers for obesity care. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 21, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: S. Chalopin, Cecile Betry, S. Coumes, N. Wion, F. Reche, C. Arvieux, A.-L. Borel Tags: Review articles Source Type: research

Validation and Improvement of a Highly Predictive Bariatric Surgery Mortality Risk Calculator to Include Sleeve Gastrectomy Using MBSAQIP 2015-2017 Data
Initial development of a prominent bariatric surgery mortality risk calculator comprised of cases that now account for less than 10% of commonly performed operations. Whether the previously highly predictive model is valid with more recent data is unknown. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 21, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Colleen Tewksbury, Zhi Geng, Michael Foster, Victoria Gershuni, Kristoffel R. Dumon, J. Eduardo Rame, Peter W. Groeneveld, Noel N. Williams Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Impact of preoperative opioid use on health outcomes after  bariatric surgery
Opioid consumption in North America has risen to alarming levels and represents a potentially modifiable risk factor in perioperative management. Chronic pain and obesity are commonly associated and bariatric surgery remains the most effective intervention for weight loss in morbidly obese patients. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Chenchen Tian, Azusa Maeda, Allan Okrainec, Mehran Anvari, Timothy Jackson Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Preferences for Bariatric Surgery: Comparing Surgeons and Patients Using a Discrete Choice Experiment
Increased attention to shared decision making is particularly important in bariatric surgery. It is unclear whether the large shift toward sleeve gastrectomy is evidence of good alignment between patient and surgeon preferences. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Michael D. Rozier, Amir A. Ghaferi, Angela M. Rose, Norma-Jean Simon, Nancy J. Birkmeyer, Lisa A. Prosser Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery in Cancer Survivors
With improved methods of identification and treatment, the numbers of cancer survivors are increasing. Weight loss is encouraged to reduce recurrence. After cancer treatment, will survivors respond to weight change and receive the benefits of bariatric surgery? (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Gladys Witt Strain, Victoria Cooley, Faith Ebel, Paul Christos Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Impact of Preoperative Opioid Use on Health Outcomes Following Bariatric Surgery
Opioid consumption in North America has risen to alarming levels and represents a potentially modifiable risk factor in perioperative management. Chronic pain and obesity are commonly associated and bariatric surgery remains the most effective intervention for weight loss in morbidly obese patients. It is critical to understand how preoperative opioid use impacts surgical outcomes in patients undergoing bariatric surgery. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 20, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Chenchen Tian, Azusa Maeda, Allan Okrainec, Mehran Anvari, Timothy Jackson Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in an Asian bariatric population: an underdiagnosed dilemma
Obesity is a growing health problem that has become a global epidemic. Serial population studies have shown the same in Malaysia, where the prevalence of obesity increased rapidly in the last decade. Currently, bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment in patients with morbid obesity. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep-related breathing disorder seen in obesity. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 19, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Loo Guo Hou, Reynu Rajan, Azmi Mohd Tamil, Nik Ritza Kosai Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in asian bariatric population. an underdiagnosed dilemma
Obesity is a growing health problem that has become a global epidemic. Serial population studies showed similarly in Malaysia, the prevalence of obesity increased rapidly in the last decade. Currently, bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment in patients with morbid obesity. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep-related breathing disorder seen in obesity. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 19, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Guo Hou Loo, Reynu Rajan, Azmi Mohd Tamil, Nik Ritza Kosai Tags: Original articles Source Type: research

Early complications, long-term adverse events, and quality of life after duodenal switch and gastric bypass in a matched national cohort
Insufficient weight loss is common in super-obese patients (body mass index>50) after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Duodenal switch (DS) is more effective; however, it is considered to have an increased complication rate. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 14, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Martin L. Skogar, Magnus Sundbom Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Routine preoperative endoscopy in patients undergoing bariatric  surgery
The role of routine preoperative endoscopy before primary weight loss surgery remains controversial. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 14, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Victoria C. Chang, Ping Pan, Shinil K. Shah, Aditya Srinivasan, Elizabeth Haberl, Charlie Wan, Tanyaradzwa M. Kajese, John A. Primomo, Garth Davis Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Early Complications, Long-term Adverse Events and Quality of Life after Duodenal Switch and Gastric Bypass in a Matched National Cohort
Insufficient weight loss is common in super obese patients (Body Mass Index [BMI]>50) after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB). Duodenal switch (DS) is more effective, however, considered to have an increased complication rate. (Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases)
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - February 14, 2020 Category: Surgery Authors: Martin L. Skogar, Magnus Sundbom Tags: Original articles Source Type: research