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Revision of sleeve gastrectomy to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Canadian experience.
INTRODUCTION Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) can be associated with inadequate weight loss, insufficient resolution of co-morbidities and severe reflux. Conversion to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) is aExpand
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Intragastric Balloon for Management of Severe Obesity: a Systematic Review
Older models of intragastric balloons (IGBs) had unacceptably high complication rates and inconsequential weight loss. With FDA approval of newer models, we aimed to systematically examine theExpand
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Characterization of regulatory T cells in obese omental adipose tissue in humans
Obesity‐associated visceral adipose tissue (AT) inflammation promotes insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes (T2D). In mice, lean visceral AT is populated with anti‐inflammatory cells, notablyExpand
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Canadian consensus statement: enhanced recovery after surgery in bariatric surgery
Background In Canada, bariatric surgery continues to remain the most effective treatment for severe obesity and its comorbidities. As the number of bariatric surgeries continues to grow, the need forExpand
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Impact of sex on the clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis of papillary thyroid cancer.
  • Ekua Yorke, A. Melck, Sam M Wiseman
  • Medicine
  • Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de…
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SUMMARY Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is the most common endocrine malignancy. Observed clinical and pathological differences between the sexes of PTC patients have been reported. There is currentlyExpand
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Aldosterone deficiency after unilateral adrenalectomy for Conn’s syndrome: a case report and literature review
Highlights • We report a case of postoperative hypotension and hyperkalemia in a unilateral adrenalectomy for Conn’s syndrome.• We highlight that there are factors that may make certain populationsExpand
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Total intracorporeal anastomosis for right hemicolectomy: Experience from a Canadian center.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy (LRHC) techniques have varied in the approach to anastomosis. We compared outcomes of laparoscopic right hemicolectomy with extracorporeal anastomosisExpand
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Response to Letter to the Editor: Intragastric Balloon for Management of Severe Obesity: a Systematic Review
Dear editor, Please consider these comments in response to the Letter to the Editor submission raising concerns about our recently published article by Yorke et al., BIntragastric balloon forExpand