- Gastrojejunostomy tubes improve nutrition. Kovak, Janet R. // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Jan2008, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p24
The article focuses on the use of gastrojejunostomy tubes to provide adequate nutrition to dogs and cats in the postoperative patient in the U.S. Gastrojejunostomy tubes provide dual access to the stomach as well as the jejunum. Risks of tube placement include stoma complications where the tube...
- Preparation of the Gastric Bypass Surgery Patient for Post-operative Dietary Changes. Thomason, Phyllis // Nutrition in Clinical Care;Jan-Mar2004, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p37
Bariatric surgery may be on effective tool for extremely obese people. Surgical weight loss may be an appropriate option after comprehensive assessments and treatment.
- Potential Nutritional Conflicts in Bariatric and Renal Transplant Patients. Lightner, Amy; Lau, James; Obayashi, Patricia; Birge, Kristine; Melcher, Marc // Obesity Surgery;Dec2011, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p1965
An increasing number of morbidly obese patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) are sequentially undergoing bariatric surgery followed by renal transplantation. Discrepancies between the nutritional recommendations for obesity and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are often confusing for the...
- Weight Loss Surgery: Common Questions. Macias, Kathryn E.; Benson, Gretchen A.; Humble, Angie M.; Beaudette, Jennifer L.; Schmidt, Heidi M. // Diabetes Spectrum;Spring2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p110
The article presents questions and answers related to weight loss, or bariatric, surgery including the benefits of exercise and weight loss before surgery, the elimination of soda and coffee in the diet, and changes in diabetes treatment.
- A Pill for Nearly Everything, Except REAL Wellness. // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);4/5/2013, Issue 643, p2
The article informs about pills that cures obesity. It discusses gastric bypass surgery that helps in weight loss by lowering the appetite and restricting the amount of food ingested by the patient. According to the researchers, exercising, healthy eating and sensible lifestyle habits are far...
- Multi-Centre European Experience with Intragastric Balloon in Overweight Populations: 13 Years of Experience. Genco, Alfredo; López-Nava, Gontrand; Wahlen, Christian; Maselli, Roberta; Cipriano, Massimiliano; Sanchez, Maria; Jacobs, Chantal; Lorenzo, Michele // Obesity Surgery;Apr2013, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p515
Background: The request to lose weight is expanding not only in obese and morbidly obese patients but also in overweight patients affected by co-morbidities as diabetes and hypertension and who do not tolerate diet regimen or lifestyle changes. The aim of this study is a multicenter evaluation...
- CAPITAL & CANDOR. Larkin, Howard // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2004, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p58
Discusses several factors involved in treating obese patients. Costs of obesity treatment; Risks of bariatric surgery; Approaches taken by several hospitals in the U.S. to treat obese patients.
- When Diets Failâ€¦. Phillips, Barbara A. // Internal Medicine Alert;9/29/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p137
THIS STUDY IS A REPORT OF A RETROSPECTIVE COMPARISON OF 7925 patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery between 1984 and 2002 with an equal number of markedly obese adults who were randomly selected from among applicants for a driver's license or identification card. The mean age of...
- Cumulative Helicobacter pylori Eradication Therapy in Obese Patients Undergoing Gastric Bypass Surgery. Cerqueira, Rute; Correia, Manuel; Fernandes, Carolina; Vilar, Hélder; Manso, M. // Obesity Surgery;Feb2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p145
Background: Our aim was to assess, in obese patients undergoing Roux-en Y gastric bypass surgery, the cumulative Helicobacter pylori (HP) eradication rates in two consecutive time spans (2006-2008 and 2009-2010). Methods: The study adopted a 14-day clarithromycin-based triple therapy in...