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The purpose of this study is to determine laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a safer surgery than the gastric bypass, gives similar weight losses and that the safety of gastric in private pay patients vs. insurance patients will be similar. This is a retrospective chart review of intervention charts.
This study is a retrospective chart review of 800 intervention charts each for consecutive laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomies compared to consecutive laparoscopic gastric bypasses performed by two surgeons in a Louisiana private practice. This retrospective chart review will evaluate the safety of the two procedures during the operative and 6-week post-operative periods, compare the insurance patients to the private pay patients having the gastric bypass, and comparative weight loss in subjects with a follow-up of at least 18 months. This offers the unique opportunity to compare any differences in surgical complications in subjects paying by insurance vs. those paying personally for the gastric bypass operation.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Active, not recruiting
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:10:04-0400
The laparoscopic sleeve-gastrectomy (SG) compared to laparoscopic proximal Roux-Y-gastric bypass (PGB) is as successful in the treatment of morbid obesity in the majority of patients. In c...
Bariatric surgery in the treatment of morbid obesity is associated with long-term weight-loss and decreased overall mortality. Long-term results have been reported for laparoscopic gastric...
Prospective randomized clinical trial aiming to compare laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) with primary outcome on excess weight loss, and secondary o...
Obesity is an increasing health problem in the United Kingdom (UK) and is predicted to worsen. In the UK and worldwide the three most commonly performed operations are laparoscopic ...
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG), Also known as longitudinal or vertical gastrectomy. LSG was initially considered a first-stage operation in high-risk patients before bilio-pancreat...
The purpose of this study was to review the existing evidence on obese patients treated with single-incision laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SILSG) or conventional laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LS...
The indications for sleeve gastrectomy as a primary procedure for the surgical treatment of morbid obesity have increased worldwide. Pain is the most common complaint for patients on the first day aft...
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease and inadequate weight loss (IWL) are long-term complications of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and indications for a laparoscopic conversion to an alternative ba...
Excision of the whole (total gastrectomy) or part (subtotal gastrectomy, partial gastrectomy, gastric resection) of the stomach. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Surgical procedure in which the STOMACH is transected high on the body. The resulting small proximal gastric pouch is joined to any parts of the SMALL INTESTINE by an end-to-side SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS, depending on the amounts of intestinal surface being bypasses. This procedure is used frequently in the treatment of MORBID OBESITY by limiting the size of functional STOMACH, food intake, and food absorption.
A procedure consisting of the SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the proximal part of the JEJUNUM to the distal portion of the ILEUM, so as to bypass the nutrient-absorptive segment of the SMALL INTESTINE. Due to the severe malnutrition and life-threatening metabolic complications, this method is no longer used to treat 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.
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.
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...