Defining Benchmarks in Bariatric Surgery

2018-02-26 20:24:14 | BioPortfolio

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Metabolomic Fingerprint After Bariatric Surgery

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 Surgery Versus Non-alcoholic Steato-hepatitis

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 ...

The Microbiology of Bariatric Surgery

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 ...

Effect of GLP-1 Receptor Agonism After Sleeve Gastrectomy

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...

Visualizing Beta Cells After Bariatric Surgery

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...

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The Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Patients with HIV Infection: a Literature Review.

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...

Efficacy and Safety of Stents in the Treatment of Fistula After Bariatric Surgery: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

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...

Development of De Novo Diabetes in Long-Term Follow-up After Bariatric Surgery.

While bariatric surgery leads to significant prevention and improvement of type 2 diabetes, patients may rarely develop diabetes after bariatric surgery. The aim of this study was to determine the inc...

Factors Predicting Length of Stay Following Bariatric Surgery: Retrospective Review of a Single UK Tertiary Centre Experience.

Laparoscopic Roux Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) are the most commonly performed bariatric procedures. Improvement in techniques and perioperative management of pati...


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.

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

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