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Bariatric Surgery Registry

2014-08-27 03:16:27 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Periodic analyses of our extensive database with regards to different surgical procedures for severe obesity and different obesity co-morbidities will be of benefit to our severely obese patients as well as to others world-wide.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Obesity, Morbid

Location

VCU Health Systems
Richmond
Virginia
United States
23298

Status

Enrolling by invitation

Source

Virginia Commonwealth University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:27-0400

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Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding With Truncal Vagotomy

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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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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.

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.

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.

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