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The scale and variables linked to bariatric surgery's effect on dyslipidemia have not been conclusive.
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Name: Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Procedures performed in ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) can provide several advantages over hospital-based surgery. Understandably, concerns have been raised regarding "high acuity" cases in the ASC...
Notwithstanding the presence of hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea, or both, obesity is associated with increased left ventricular (LV) mass. The effects of bariatric surgery on LV mass have been s...
Obesity is a major public health issue, with a prevalence of 4 to 28% for men and 6.2 to 36.5% for women in Europe (from 2003 to 2008). Morbid obesity is frequently associated with metabolic complicat...
While conventional laparoscopy is the gold standard for almost all bariatric procedures, robotic assistance holds promise for facilitating complex surgeries and improving clinical outcomes. Since the ...
While bariatric surgery is established as a safe and effective alternative with well-defined risks for severely obese adults, little has been published on its use in children. There are m...
The purpose of this registry is to monitor and evaluate the efficacy, as well as safety, of bariatric surgery performed at UMass Memorial Medical Center, including laparoscopic gastric byp...
This trial is a multi-center, single-arm, prospective, observational cohort study of patients undergoing primary bariatric surgical procedures in Korea. A total of 100 patients will be rec...
Periodic analyses of our extensive database with regards to different surgical procedures for severe obesity and different obesity co-morbidities will be of benefit to our severely obese p...
The primary purpose of this prospective, open-label, multi-center observational registry with all-comers enrollment is to report on the use of the MicroCutter Stapler in a real world setti...
Surgical procedures aimed at producing major WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with MORBID OBESITY.
Surgical procedures performed using a computer that remotely controls surgical instruments attached to mechanical arms designed to perform the tasks of the surgeon.
Surgical procedures involving the STOMACH and sometimes the lower ESOPHAGUS to correct anatomical defects, or to treat MORBID OBESITY by reducing the size of the stomach. There are several subtypes of bariatric gastroplasty, such as vertical banded gastroplasty, silicone ring vertical gastroplasty, and horizontal banded gastroplasty.
The use of HIGH-ENERGY SHOCK WAVES, in the frequency range of 20-60 kHz, to cut through or remove tissue. The tissue fragmentation by ultrasonic surgical instruments is caused by mechanical effects not heat as with HIGH-INTENSITY FOCUSED ULTRASOUND ABLATION.
Surgical procedures done to prevent or reduce the risk of developing cancer or other disease conditions in persons who may be predisposed to such conditions.