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Bariatric surgery versus intensive medical therapy for diabetes--3-year outcomes.
BACKGROUND In short-term randomized trials (duration, 1 to 2 years), bariatric surgery has been associated with improvement in type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS We assessed outcomes 3 years afterExpand
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Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes — 5‐Year Outcomes
BACKGROUND Long‐term results from randomized, controlled trials that compare medical therapy with surgical therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes are limited. METHODS We assessed outcomes 5 yearsExpand
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Can Diabetes Be Surgically Cured? Long-Term Metabolic Effects of Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Objective: Evaluate the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on type 2 diabetes (T2DM) remission and metabolic risk factors. Background: Although the impressive antidiabetic effects of bariatricExpand
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Individualized Metabolic Surgery Score: Procedure Selection Based on Diabetes Severity
Objective: To construct and validate a scoring system for evidence-based selection of bariatric and metabolic surgery procedures according to severity of type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Background: Roux-en-YExpand
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Circulating levels of novel adipocytokines in patients with colorectal cancer.
OBJECTIVE Adipocytokines have been reported to contribute to the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer (CRC). The aim of this matched case-control study was to explore circulating novel adipocytokines,Expand
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Trends in utilization of bariatric surgery, 2010-2014: sleeve gastrectomy dominates.
BACKGROUND Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for morbid obesity. Furthermore, the proportion of various types of bariatric procedures has significantly changed over the last twoExpand
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Who Should Get Extended Thromboprophylaxis After Bariatric Surgery?: A Risk Assessment Tool to Guide Indications for Post-discharge Pharmacoprophylaxis
Objective: To determine the risk factors for 30-day postdischarge venous thromboembolism (VTE) after bariatric surgery and to identify potential indications for extended pharmacoprophylaxis.Expand
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Gossypiboma: a case report
Gossypiboma, an infrequent surgical complication, is a mass lesion due to a retained surgical sponge surrounded by foreign-body reaction. A 27-year-old lady presented with palpable abdominal massExpand
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Development of a sleeve gastrectomy risk calculator.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is rapidly gaining popularity. Estimating the risk of postoperative adverse events can improve surgical decision-making and informed patient consent.Expand
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Bariatric Surgery Improves the Metabolic Profile of Morbidly Obese Patients With Type 1 Diabetes
A growing body of evidence has demonstrated significant and sustained improvement in glycemic control in type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery. However, there are limited data on the impact ofExpand
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