Surgery of morbid obesity

Gazet, J.-C.
July 1987
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);7/11/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6590, p72
Academic Journal
Examines the surgery of morbid obesity. Failure of dietary treatment in controlling obesity; Mortality of severe obesity; Achievement of weight loss in bariatrics surgery through restriction of food intake; Use of gastric and intestinal bypass surgery in treating obesity.


Related Articles

  • Assessment of Serum Copper State after Gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y Reconstruction for Gastric Cancer. Nakagawa, Masatoshi; Kojima, Kazuyuki; Inokuchi, Mikito; Kato, Keiji; Sugita, Hirofumi; Otsuki, Sho; Higuchi, Kyoko; Kobayashi, Kenta; Sugihara, Kenichi // Digestive Surgery;Aug2015, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p301 

    Background: Some recent reports have noted that copper deficiency can occur in obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery, such as Roux-en-Y (RY) gastric bypass or biliopancreatic diversion, or in patients who receive enteral nutrition through a jejunostomy. No reports appear to have...

  • Effects of Lifestyle Measures, Antiobesity Agents, and Bariatric Surgery on Serological Markers of Inflammation in Obese Patients. Tziomalos, Konstantinos; Dimitroula, Hariklia V.; Katsiki, Niki; Savopoulos, Christos; Hatzitolios, Apostolos I. // Mediators of Inflammation;2010, Vol. 2010, p1 

    Overweight and obesity are highly prevalent in developed countries and are also becoming more frequent in the developing world. Overweight and obese patients have elevated levels of several inflammatory markers and this inflammatory state might contribute to their increased vascular risk. We...

  • Perioperative Care of Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery. McGlinch, Brian P.; Que, Florencia G.; Nelson, Joyce L.; Wrobleski, Diane M.; Grant, Jeanne E.; Collazo-Clavell, Maria L. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2006 Supplement, Vol. 81 Issue 10, pS25 

    The epidemic of obesity in developed countries has resulted in patients with extreme (class III) obesity undergoing the full breadth of medical and surgical procedures. The popularity of bariatric surgery in the treatment of extreme obesity has raised awareness of the unique considerations in...

  • 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...

  • Laparoscopic versus Open Obesity Surgery: A Meta-Analysis of Pulmonary Complications. antoniou, Stavros athanasios; antoniou, George athanasios; Koch, Oliver Owen; Köhler, Gernot; Pointner, Rudolph; Granderath, Frank-alexander // Digestive Surgery;Apr2015, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p98 

    The clinical effects of laparoscopy in the pulmonary function of obese patients have been poorly investigated in the past. A systematic review was undertaken, with the objective to identify published evidence on pulmonary complications in laparoscopic surgery in the obese. Outcome measures...

  • Bariatric Surgery Reduces Oxidative Stress by Blunting 24-h Acute Glucose Fluctuations in Type 2 Diabetic Obese Patients. Marfella, Raffaele; Barbieri, Michelangela; Ruggiero, Roberto; Rizzo, Maria Rosaria; Grella, Rodolfo; Mozzillo, Anna Licia; Docimo, Ludovico; Paolisso, Giuseppe // Diabetes Care;Feb2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p287 

    OBJECTIVE -- We evaluated the efficacy of malabsorptive bariatric surgery on daily blood glucose fluctuations and oxidative stress in type 2 diabetic obese patients. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS -- The 48-h continuous subcutaneous glucose monitoring was assessed in type 2 diabetic patients before...

  • Erratum.  // American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Jan2010, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p239 

    Corrections to articles "Vitamin status in morbidly obese patients: a cross-sectional study" and "Vitamin status after bariatric surgery: a randomized study of gastric bypass and duodenal switch" are presented.

  • Obesity, Mortality, and Bariatric Surgery Death Rates. Omalu, Bennet I.; Ives, Diane G.; Buhari, Alhaji M.; Lindner, Jennifer L.; Schauer, Philip R.; Wecht, Cyril H.; Kuller, Lewis H.; Livingston, Edward H. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/28/2007, Vol. 298 Issue 20, p2406 

    This article presents an abstract from the archives of surgery and comments on it. The abstract is "Death Rates and Causes of Death After Bariatric Surgery for Pennsylvania Residents, 1995-2004," by Bennet I. Omalu, Diane G. Ives and colleagues. Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment...

  • Assessment and Lifestyle Management of Patients With Obesity. Kushner, Robert F.; Ryan, Donna H. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/3/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 9, p943 

    IMPORTANCE Even though one-third of US adults are obese, identification and treatment rates for obesity remain low. Clinician engagement is vital to provide guidance and assistance to patients who are overweight or obese to address the underlying cause of many chronic diseases. OBJECTIVES To...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics