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Adventitial vasa vasorum (VV) expansion to the avascular intima precedes an increase in carotid intima-media thickness. However, factors involved in the development of the atherosclerotic process and its reversibility remain unclear. We aimed to evaluate the VV signal in both morbid obesity and after bariatric surgery (BS).
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Name: Obesity surgery
Bariatric surgery is associated with greater and more sustainable weight loss compared with lifestyle intervention programs. On the other hand, bariatric surgery may also be associated with physical a...
To examine the impact of preexisting psychiatric/psychological diagnoses on perioperative analgesic requirements in adolescents with morbid obesity undergoing bariatric surgery.
Bariatric surgery is an effective and durable treatment for obesity. However, the number of patients that progress to bariatric surgery after initial evaluation remains low.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is markedly increased among the obese population being recognized as one of the many obesity-related comorbidities. This concept should raise awareness, making p...
In bariatric surgery, preoperative very low-calorie diets (VLCD) may better meet the technical demands of surgery by shrinking the liver. However, diets may affect tissue healing and influence bowel a...
Up to 300 million people have a BMI over 30kg/m2. Obesity is the cause of many serious diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension and NAFLD. Bariatric surgery is the only effective me...
Morbid obesity leads to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and not all NAFLD cases benefit from weight loss e.g. after bariatric surgery. Our aim is to find out, which intrahepatic...
Morbid obesity (MO) is associated with several disorders such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, dyslipemia and degenerative arthropathy that require pharmacological treatment. Drug bioavai...
The rate of obesity and bariatric surgery is rising steadily. Though Bariatric Surgery Influences on aspects such as endocrin analysis, finance, etc are well tested, quantitative and quali...
The prevalence of obesity in Spain is about 21.6%. The discouraging results provided by dietary treatment, together with the lack of funding for pharmacological treatment, have led to the ...
Surgical procedures aimed at producing major WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with MORBID OBESITY.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
Activities related to WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with OBESITY. Treatment methods include DIET; EXERCISE; BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION; medications; and BARIATRIC SURGERY.
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 discipline concerned with WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with OBESITY.
Obesity is the condition in which excess fat has accumulated in the body (mostly in subcutaneous tissues). clinical obesity is considered to be present when a person has a BMI of over 30 (Oxford Dictionary of Medicine). It is becoming increasing common i...
Diabetes Diabetes Endocrine Disorders Obesity Oxycontin Renal Disease Thyroid Disorders Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine glands and the hormones that they secrete (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are several g...