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High Failure Rate After Laparoscopic Adjustable Silicone Gastric Banding for Treatment of Morbid Obesity
ObjectiveTo report the results from one of the eight original U.S. centers performing laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric banding (LASGB), a new minimally invasive surgical technique forExpand
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Baseline data from American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery-designated Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence using the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database.
BACKGROUND The Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database (BOLD) is a registry of self-reported bariatric surgery patient information from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric SurgeryExpand
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Results of 281 Consecutive Total Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypasses to Treat Morbid Obesity
ObjectiveTo determine the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for the treatment of morbid obesity. Summary Background DataLaparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a new andExpand
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Obesity surgery mortality risk score: proposal for a clinically useful score to predict mortality risk in patients undergoing gastric bypass.
BACKGROUND Currently, no clinically useful scoring system is available to stratify the mortality risk for patients undergoing gastric bypass (GBP). We propose the obesity surgery mortality risk scoreExpand
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Greater risk of incisional hernia with morbidly obese than steroid-dependent patients and low recurrence with prefascial polypropylene mesh.
BACKGROUND Incisional hernia is a serious complication of abdominal surgery. We compared incisional hernia frequency following gastric bypass (GBP) for morbid obesity versus total abdominal colectomyExpand
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Effects of Bariatric Surgery in Older Patients
Objective:Evaluate the safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery in older patients. Background:Because of an increased morbidity in older patients who may not be as active as younger individuals,Expand
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Conversion of proximal to distal gastric bypass for failed gastric bypass for superobesity
The purpose of this study was to analyze outcome following malabsorptive distal gastric bypass (D-GBP) in superobese patients who were reoperated for recurrent obesity comorbidity after a failedExpand
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Confirmatory interleukin-1 receptor antagonist trial in severe sepsis: a phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial. The Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Sepsis
OBJECTIVE To determine the therapeutic efficacy and safety of recombinant human interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (rhIL-1ra) in the treatment of patients with severe sepsis. DESIGN Prospective,Expand
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Bariatric surgery for morbid obesity.
  • E. Demaria
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 24 May 2007
A 44-year-old obese woman (height, 1.7 m [65 in.]) has seen her primary care physician for the past 10 years for management of conditions related to her obesity, including diabetes, hypertension, andExpand
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Validation of the Obesity Surgery Mortality Risk Score in a Multicenter Study Proves It Stratifies Mortality Risk in Patients Undergoing Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity
Background:A scoring system for clinical assessment of mortality risk has been previously proposed for bariatric surgery (Demaria EJ, Portenier D, Wolfe L, Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2007;3:34–40.). TheExpand
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