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Exercise Following Bariatric Surgery for Severe/Morbid Obesity (EFIBAR)

2018-04-20 09:47:10 | BioPortfolio

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Transoral Gastroplasty for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity

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Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding With Truncal Vagotomy

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Reliability of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Edition, Codes to Detect Morbid Obesity in Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty.

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Associations of Prepregnancy Morbid Obesity and Prenatal Depression with Gestational Weight Gain.

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Decrease of Plasma Soluble (Pro)renin Receptor by Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Morbid Obesity.

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Morbid Obesity Does not Increase Morbidity or Mortality in Robotic Cardiac Surgery.

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).

Surgical procedures aimed at producing major WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with MORBID OBESITY.

The exercise capacity of an individual as measured by endurance (maximal exercise duration and/or maximal attained work load) during an EXERCISE TEST.

An inflatable device implanted in the stomach as an adjunct to therapy of morbid obesity. Specific types include the silicone Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble (GEGB), approved by the FDA in 1985, and the Ballobes Balloon.

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