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The aim of this study was to investigate the pathogenic role of obesity on blinding eye diseases in a population of severely obese patients with no history of eye diseases, and to verify whether weight loss induced by bariatric surgery may have a protective effect.
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Name: PloS one
Bariatric surgery for morbidly obese patients has been shown to ameliorate their quality of life (QOL). Little data are available in mildly obese patients undergoing metabolic surgery.
The impact of bariatric surgery (BS) on the sexual functioning of patients is poorly studied. Our aim was to analyze the sexual function, depressive symptoms, and self-esteem of morbidly obese women (...
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.
BACKGROUND Controversy exists with regard to the effectiveness and reasons for bariatric procedures in patients older than 60 years. The goal of our study was to determine the reduction in risk of dev...
Progranulin represents an adipokine putatively mediating insulin resistance and inflammation. Data in humans are sparse and the source of circulating progranulin in obesity is unknown.
Obesity is a pandemic problem in modern societies. Bariatric surgery (gastric by-pass and sleeve gastrectomy) has emerged as an efficient treatment to reduce morbidity and mortality relate...
Background: The XL probe of FibroScan was recently developed to realize liver stiffness measurements (LSM) in overweight patients. Severe obese patients have a high prevalence of l...
The enteroendocrine system is composed from different cells along the different parts of the gastrointestinal tract, secreting diverse hormones and bariatric surgery alters intestinal horm...
This study aims to describe the effects of sleeve gastrectomy, the most commonly performed bariatric procedure worldwide, on functional capacity, habitual physical activity, physical fitne...
There are two aims for this study. The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of body weight and hormones on airway fibrosis (scarring) and lung function in obese & lean asthma ...
Surgical procedures aimed at producing major WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with MORBID OBESITY.
Activities related to WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with OBESITY. Treatment methods include DIET; EXERCISE; BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION; medications; and BARIATRIC SURGERY.
Surgery performed on the eye or any of its parts.
The discipline concerned with WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with OBESITY.
Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
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...
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