Perioperative Care of Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery
- Clinical Management After Bariatric Surgery: Value of a Multidisciplinary Approach. McMahon, M. Molly; Sarr, Michael G.; Clark, Matfhew M.; Gall, Margaret M.; James Knoetgen III; Service, F. John; Laskowski, Edward R.; Hurley, Daniel L. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2006 Supplement, Vol. 81 Issue 10, pS34
Comprehensive and collaborative longitudinal care is essential for optimal outcomes after bariatric surgery. This approach is important to manage the many potential surgical and medical comorbidities in patients who undergo bariatric surgery. Medical management programs require prompt and often...
- Surgical Approaches to Obesity. Kendrick, Michael L.; Dakin, Gregory F. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2006 Supplement, Vol. 81 Issue 10, pS18
Bariatric surgery has evolved considerably since the introduction of jejunoileal bypass in the 1950s. With modifications of early procedures, implementation of new techniques, and establishment of minimally invasive approaches, operative intervention has become the mainstay in the treatment of...
- Meeting residentsâ€™ nutritional needs. Murray, Sophie // Nursing & Residential Care;Jan2015, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p56
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- Obesity Surgery: A Gastroenterologist's Perspective. Bedine, Marshall S. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Aug2003, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p285
Obesity is increasing at an alarming rate. Approximately 25% of adult women and 20% of adult men in the United States are obese. Obesity is increasing even more rapidly in children. The incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and liver disease is significantly...
- Obesity Surgery Reduces Risks of Cardiovascular Disease. // Heart Advisor;Dec2012, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p6
The article reports on a Cleveland Clinic Foundation study which reveals that obesity surgery reduces cardiovascular disease risks. Researchers found that obesity patient undergo surgery lost an average of 54 percent excess weight, in which the range of weight loss was between 16 and 87 percent....
- Bariatrci surgery cut CV risks for obese patients. // Cardiology Today;Feb2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p20
The article discusses research study being done on bariatric surgery and cardiovascular risks for obese patients, referencing a study by E. Livingston published in a 2012 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association."
- For obese patients, smaller stomachs equal better health. Georgi, Kristen // Patient Care;Feb2005, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p12
Discusses research being done on the lifestyle and risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery. Reference to a study by L. Sjosrom and colleagues, published in the "New England Journal of Medicine"; Mean age of patients included in the study.
- USPSTF recommends obesity screening for all patients. // Geriatrics;Mar2004, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p16
Recommends obesity screening for all patients in the U.S. Risks and diseases associated with obesity; Counseling and behavioral interventions for obese patients; Options for prescription drug therapy and bariatric procedures for obese patients.
- Bariatric surgery decreases carotid intima-media thickness in obese subjects. García, Gonzalo; Bunout, Daniel; Mella, Javiera; Quiroga, Erik; de la Maza, María Pía; Cavada, Gabriel; Hirsch, Sandra // Nutricion Hospitalaria;jul/ago2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p1102
Background: Obesity has long been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of substantial weight loss induced by bariatric surgery on carotid intima media thickness (C-IMT) (surrogate marker of early atherosclerosis) and...