Gastric Bypass Improves Diabetes and Hypertension
- a drastic step. Goodman, Eric // Good Housekeeping;Mar2004, Vol. 238 Issue 3, p88
Describes the struggles of Ethan Goodman against obesity. Massive weight gain of Goodman in his teenage years; Diseases contracted along with his weight increase; Surgery undergone by Goodman; Physical and social changes experienced after his recovery.
- IPEG Guidelines for Surgical Treatment of Extremely Obese Adolescents. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 6, pxiv
The article presents International Pharmaco-EEG Group (IPEG) guidelines for surgical treatment of extremely obese adolescents. These guidelines aim to direct surgeons who are thinking of using bariatric surgery for adolescents. The decision for conducting bariatric surgery must be based on a...
- Surgical treatment of morbid obesity. Harrison, R. A.; Clark, C. G. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Sep1984, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p725
The article focuses on the surgical approach to treat morbid obesity. It explains several factors in assessing a patient who wishes to undergo a surgical treatment for morbid obesity. It discusses the procedures for vertical banded gastroplasty surgery. Gastroplasty is the most preferred...
- News and Trends. // Bariatric Times;Sep2011, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p28
The article offers news briefs related to obesity and metabolic disorders surgery and treatment provided by hospitals of the U.S. It is also stated that dietary supplements are launched for the patients who undergo bariatric surgery and bio-restorative therapies are introduced to treat metabolic...
- Bariatric surgery increases by 70%. // GP: General Practitioner;3/4/2011, p10
The article offers information on the data released related to the drug use and surgery of obesity. It states that there is an increase of 30 percent in the admissions of patients suffering from obesity in England. It also informs that the bariatric surgery applied on the obese patients was...
- Prevalence of Endocrine Diseases in Morbidly Obese Patients Scheduled for Bariatric Surgery: Beyond Diabetes. Fierabracci, Paola; Pinchera, Aldo; Martinelli, Silvia; Scartabelli, Giovanna; Salvetti, Guido; Giannetti, Monica; Pucci, Andrea; Galli, Giulia; Ricco, Ilaria; Querci, Giorgia; Rago, Teresa; Di Salvo, Claudio; Anselmino, Marco; Vitti, Paolo; Santini, Ferruccio // Obesity Surgery;Jan2011, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p54
Background: Bariatric surgery allows stable body weight reduction in morbidly obese patients. In presurgical evaluation, obesity-related co-morbidities must be considered, and a multidisciplinary approach is recommended. Precise guidelines concerning the endocrinological evaluation to be...
- Plasma Visfatin Concentrations in Severely Obese Subjects Are Increased After Intestinal Bypass. Garc�a-Fuentes, Eduardo; Garc�a-Almeida, Jose M.; Garc�a-Arn�s, Juan; Garc�a-Serrano, Sara; Rivas-Mar�n, Jose; Gallego-Perales, Jose L.; Rojo-Mart�nez, Gemma; Garrido-S�nchez, Lourdes; Bermudez-Silva, Francisco J.; De Fonseca, Fernando Rodr�guez; Soriguer, Federico // Obesity (19307381);Oct2007, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p2391
The article deals with a study which aimed to determine the change in plasma visfatin in severely obese (SO) persons after weight loss following bariatric surgery in relation to glucose concentration. In 53 SO persons, visfatin and leptin were studied. The study found that the pre-surgery levels...
- THE OVER--INFLATED GASTRIC BUBBLE. Schapiro, Melvin // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1990, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p855
Comments on a study which performed a clinical evaluation of the application of gastric bubble in obese individuals. Findings of the study; Information on the Garren-Edwards gastric balloon; Disadvantages of using the Garren-Edwards balloon.
- Creation of A Bariatric Surgery Program for Adolescents at a Major Teaching Hospital. Haynes, Beverly // Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p21
Due to the alarming increase in adolescent obesity, pediatric surgeons and children's hospitals are exploring the use of bariatric surgery as a treatment option in a highly selected group of children.