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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-26T20:24:14-0500
Background: Obesity is associated with multiple diseases. Bariatric surgery is the most effective therapy for severe obesity that cannot only reduce body weight but also obesity-associated...
Bariatric-metabolic surgery is effective in treating the cluster of conditions forming the metabolic syndrome, strictly associated with NAFLD and NASH. Recently, we and other authors have ...
Obesity and its associated diseases are increasing worldwide. However, the mechanisms behind the development of obesity is not fully understood. There is evidence that intestinal bacteria ...
Observational studies suggest that bariatric surgery is the most effective intervention for weight loss. Comparative effectiveness of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) and Sleeve Gastrectomy...
In order to evaluate the difference in beta cell mass in patients with and without complete resolution of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) after Roux en Y gastric bypass (RYGB) we aim to co...
Obesity among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals is on the rise. Bariatric procedures such as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) alter the GI tract. Wheth...
The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is one of the most widely used techniques for bariatric surgery. After RYGB, weight loss up to 50%-70% of excess body weight, improvement of insulin-resistance, cha...
Fistula development is a serious complication after bariatric surgery. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the efficacy of fistula closure and complications associated with en...
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is the most commonly performed bariatric surgical procedure with successful outcomes. RYGB has multiple positive outcomes, including sustained weight reduc...
Bariatric surgery has been an alternative when conservative methods of weight loss fail. Patients undergoing bariatric surgery have an increased risk of up to 6.5% of problems related to alcohol.
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.
The discipline concerned with WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with OBESITY.
Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.
The concentration of a compound needed to reduce population growth of organisms, including eukaryotic cells, by 50% in vitro. Though often expressed to denote in vitro antibacterial activity, it is also used as a benchmark for cytotoxicity to eukaryotic cells in culture.