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Iron Metabolism After Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

Iron deficiency after gastrectomy may be closely associated with the extent of gastrectomy and the reconstruction method used. Annals of Surgery

Gastric bypass better than gastrectomy for GERD relief

Patients who are about to undergo bariatric surgery may be better off having a gastric bypass than a sleeve gastrectomy if they also suffer from heartburn, results of a large US analysis suggest.

Gut metabolism changes -- not stomach size -- linked to success of vertical sleeve gastrectomy

It's not the size of the stomach that causes weight loss after a specific type of bariatric surgery, but rather a change in the gut metabolism, say researchers. They have found that following vertical...

FXR is a molecular target for the effects of vertical sleeve gastrectomy

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Success of vertical sleeve gastrectomy linked to gut metabolism changes, not stomach size

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Sleeve Gastrectomy Eliminates Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms, Suggests New Studies

LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Feiz, MD, FACS is known as an expert in all things related to the sleeve gastrectomy, from innovating a safer technique to combining the proced...

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy did not relieve, resolve GERD symptoms

Compared with gastric bypass (GB) surgery, the weight-loss surgery using laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) did not relieve or resolve symptoms for most patients with gastroesophageal reflux diseas...

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Sphincterotomy by triple lumen needle knife using guide wire in patients with Billroth II gastrectomy.

To investigate the usefulness of a guide wire and triple lumen needle knife for removing stones in Billroth II (B-II) gastrectomy patients.

Retrograde jejunogastric intussusception following Braun's jejunojejunostomy.

Jejunogastric intussusception is a rare long term complication of Billroth II gastrectomy. The case reported here is a 50 year old man with history of a Billroth II gastrectomy and Braun's side-to-sid...

Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy with Roux-Y Esophagojejunostomy for Chronic Gastric Fistula After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a restrictive operation with hormonal elements that is rapidly gaining popularity. The most feared complication of the procedure is a staple line leak. The treatment...

ERCP for patients who have undergone Billroth II gastroenterostomy and Braun anastomosis.

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is efficacious in patients who have undergone Billroth II gastroenterostomies, but the success rate decreases in patients who also have experience...

Commentary on: Impact of reconstruction method on visceral fat change after distal gastrectomy: Results from a randomized controlled trial comparing Billroth I reconstruction and Roux-en-Y reconstruction.

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