Henry Buchwald

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An important feature of malignant transformation is loss of the cholesterol feedback inhibition mechanism that regulates cholesterol synthesis. Cancer cells seem to require an increase in the concentrations of cholesterol and of cholesterol precursors. Therefore, a reasonable assumption is that prevention of tumour-cell growth can be achieved by restricting(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Complications resulting in hospital readmission are important concerns for those considering bariatric surgery, yet present understanding of the risk for these events is limited to a small number of patient factors. We sought to identify demographic characteristics, concomitant morbidities, and perioperative factors associated with(More)
This is the first systematic review and meta-analysis focused exclusively on intermediate-term outcomes for the banded Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (B-RYGB). B-RYGB articles published from 1990 to 2013 were identified through MEDLINE, ScienceDirect, and SpringerLink databases augmented by manual reference review. Articles were assigned an evidence level (Centre(More)
as well as all scientists dedicated to an accurate portrayal of cardiovascular disease history. The strong statements in this letter are my own; I believe others will agree with them. The exclusion of the POSCH trial from the article entitled " Risk Reduction " in the 2000 Anniversary Issue of Circulation 1 was a major and astonishing omission. POSCH, a(More)
INTRODUCTION Absent today is a simple numerical system of outcomes assessment that recognizes that bariatric surgery is metabolic surgery and incorporates weight loss, hypertension control, and type 2 diabetes control. AIM To introduce a simple, new Numerical Scale to Assess the Outcomes of Metabolic Surgery (NOMS). MATERIAL AND METHODS For the(More)
Plasma lipids and lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations were determined before and at 3 months and 1 year after partial ileal surgery in 28 male survivors of first myocardial infarction (eight normolipidemic subjects and eight type II-A, two type II-B, eight type IV and two type V hyperlipoproteinemic subjects). All subjects had marked reductions in plasma(More)
Learning objectives: Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: I Place bariatric surgery in the context of overall management of obesity I Identify and refer patients who may be candidates for bariatric surgery I Advise patients on the benefits and risks associated with various bariatric surgical procedures, as well as the long-term(More)
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