Bariatric Medicine Practices Abstracts
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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Roux en-Y – 500 Patients Follow up. This article explains techniques and results of 500 laparoscopic gastric bypass, roux en-Y patients within a 3 to 60 month post-op period.
Pregnancy Following Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity. This informative article discusses the fact that women who suffer from morbid obesity are often infertile, and how Gastric Bypass surgery plays a part in modifying this co-morbidity.
Case Report: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity in a Patient with Situs Inversus. The purpose of this article is to discuss the operative challenges posed by the advanced laparoscopic approach to a patient with situs inversus. The patient is a morbidly obese woman who has multiple co-morbidities related to her weight and who presented for bariatric surgery. A laparoscopic gastric bypass was successfully performed. Situs inversus totalis is not a contraindication for laparoscopic surgery.
Wittgrove AC, Buchwald H, Sugerman H, Pories W. Surgery for Severely Obese Adolescents: Further insight from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Pediatrics. 2004 Jul;114(1): 253-4.
Wittgrove AC, Martinez T. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in Patients 60 Years and Older: Early
Postoperative Morbidity and Resolution of Comorbidities. Obesity Surgery. 2009 Nov;19(11):1472-76. doi: 10.1007/s11695-009-9929-0.
Rosenthal RJ; International Sleeve Gastrectomy Expert Panel, Diaz AA, Arvidsson D, Baker RS, Basso
N, Bellanger D, Boza C, El Mourad H, France M, Gagner M, Galvao-Neto M, Higa KD, Himpens J, Hutchinson CM, Jacobs M, Jorgensen JO, Jossart G, Lakdawala M, Nguyen NT, Nocca D, Prager G, Pomp A, Ramos AC, Rosenthal RJ, Shah S, Vix M, Wittgrove A, Zundel N. International Sleeve Gastrectomy Expert Panel Consensus Statement: best practice guidelines based on experience of >12,000 cases. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012 Jan-Feb; 8(1): 8-19. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2011.10.019.
Nijhawan S, Martinez T, Wittgrove AC. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass for the Adolescent Patient: Long Term Results. Obesity Surgery. 2012; 22(9):1445-9. doi: 10.1007/s11695-012-0670-8.
Rondan A, Nijhawan S, Majid S, Martinez T, Wittgrove AC. Low Anastomotic Stricture Rate after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass using a 21-mm Circular Stapling Device. Obesity Surgery. 2012; 22(9): 1491-5. doi: 10.1007/s11695-012-0671-7.
Meyer LK, Ciaraldi TP, Henry RR, Wittgrove AC, Phillips SA. Adipose tissue depot and cell size dependency of adiponectin synthesis and secretion in human obesity. Adipocyte. 2013 Oct;2(4):217-26. doi:10.4161/adip.24953.