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Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
TLDR
Effective weight loss was achieved in morbidly obese patients after undergoing bariatric surgery, and a substantial majority of patients with diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea experienced complete resolution or improvement.
Weight and type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis.
TLDR
The clinical and laboratory manifestations of type 2 diabetes are resolved or improved in the greater majority of patients after bariatric surgery; these responses are more pronounced in procedures associated with a greater percentage of excess body weight loss and is maintained for 2 years or more.
Bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
TLDR
Effective weight loss was achieved in morbidly obese patients after undergoing bariatric surgery, and a substantial majority of patients with diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea experienced complete resolution or improvement.
Consensus conference statement bariatric surgery for morbid obesity: health implications for patients, health professionals, and third-party payers.
  • H. Buchwald
  • Medicine
    Surgery for obesity and related diseases…
  • 1 May 2005
TLDR
Although the Conerence was addressed by the Honorable Tommy Thompon, Secretary of Health and Human Services, this report is ot a policy statement of the federal government and reflects the panel’s assessment of medical nowledge available at the time it was written.
Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011
TLDR
The salient message of the 2011 assessment is that SG has markedly increased in prevalence, and the trends from the four IFSO regions differed, except for the universal increase in SG.
Metabolic/bariatric surgery
TLDR
Dr Buchwald wrote the American College of Surgeons’ guidelines for Bariatric Surgery Centers, was a member of the Board of Directors of the Scientific Review Corporation of the ASMBS and gained recognition by the American Board of Surgery of the discipline of bariatric surgery.
Trends in mortality in bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
TLDR
The early and late mortality rates after bariatric surgery are low and can be subjected to risk stratification for comparative analyses and prospective risk assessments.
Effect of partial ileal bypass surgery on mortality and morbidity from coronary heart disease in patients with hypercholesterolemia. Report of the Program on the Surgical Control of the
TLDR
Significant evidence is provided supporting the beneficial effects of lipid modification in the reduction of atherosclerosis progression and sustained improvement in the blood lipid patterns of patients who have had a myocardial infarction and reduces their subsequent morbidity due to coronary heart disease.
Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2003
TLDR
Bariatric surgery is expanding exponentially to meet the global epidemic of morbid obesity, and specific geographic trends and shifts are evident.
IFSO Worldwide Survey 2016: Primary, Endoluminal, and Revisional Procedures
TLDR
There was an increase in the total number both of surgical and endoluminal bariatric/metabolic procedures performed worldwide in 2016 and the surgical trends from 2008 to 2016.
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