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Bariatric surgery in adolescents and young adults—safety and effectiveness in a cohort of 345 patients
Like in adults, bariatric surgery has low short-term complication rates and results in sustained weight loss in adolescents, however, the missing long-term observations prohibit a final conclusion about lasting effectiveness and safety.
Body image and quality of life in patients with and without body contouring surgery following bariatric surgery: a comparison of pre- and post-surgery groups
There appears to be an effect of BCS on certain aspects of body image and quality of life but not on psychological aspects on the whole, and better AE and physical functioning in patients after BCS following bariatric surgery compared to patients with MWL afterbariatric surgery who did not undergo BCS.
Results of More Than 11,800 Sleeve Gastrectomies: Data Analysis of the German Bariatric Surgery Registry
It is demonstrated that there are factors that increase the risk of leakage and which would enable surgeons to define risk groups, select patients more carefully, and offer closer follow-up during the postoperative course with early recognition and adequate treatment.
[New data on quality assurance in bariatric surgery in Germany].
Bariatric surgery has become more accepted in Germany and sleeve gastrectomy is the most frequently performed operation, but BMI and incidence of comorbidities are still high in comparison with literature values.
A Nationwide Survey on Bariatric Surgery in Germany—Results 2005–2007
There is an ongoing change from restrictive bariatric procedures to malabsorptive procedures and sleeve gastrectomy and there were no differences in intraoperative and short-term complications or in overall outcomes during follow-up when compared with published studies.
Beriberi, a Severe Complication after Metabolic Surgery – Review of the Literature
Biatric beriberi can occur within the first 1-3 postoperative months and prompt initiation of parenteral thiamine substitution under clinical monitoring is required to minimize the risk of severe consequences.
Perioperative Course, Weight Loss and Resolution of Comorbidities After Primary Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity: Are There Differences Between Adolescents and Adults?
LSG is a safe therapeutic option that can be performed in adolescents without mortality and all future efforts should now be focused on the evaluation of the long-term outcomes of LSG in the pediatric population.
Accuracy of endorectal ultrasonography in the preoperative staging of rectal cancer
The accuracy of 3-D-endorectal ultrasonography in assessing the depth of tumour infiltration is good, but it is lower than previously reported.
Nonnormative eating behavior and psychopathology in prebariatric patients with binge-eating disorder and night eating syndrome.
Gastric Cancer After Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
A 63-year-old woman with BMI 46 underwent laparoscopic gastric banding and had hematemesis 32 months after gastricBanding, followed by symptoms of obstruction, for which a laparotomy was performed.