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Glucagon-like peptide-1, peptide YY, hunger, and satiety after gastric bypass surgery in morbidly obese subjects.
CONTEXT The mechanisms underlying weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) are not well understood. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to assess the changes in active glucagon-likeExpand
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NOTES transanal rectal cancer resection using transanal endoscopic microsurgery and laparoscopic assistance
Background The feasibility and safety of Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) transanal endoscopic rectosigmoid resection using transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) wasExpand
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GLP-1 and Changes in Glucose Tolerance following Gastric Bypass Surgery in Morbidly Obese Subjects
Background: It has been proposed, that the dramatic amelioration of type 2 diabetes following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) could by accounted for, at least in part, by changes in glucagon-likeExpand
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Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer: Outcomes after 140 Patients.
BACKGROUND The anatomic difficulties that we have to deal with in open surgery for rectal cancer have not been overcome with the laparoscopic approach. In the search for a solution, a change ofExpand
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Crohn's Disease Patients Carrying Nod2/CARD15 Gene Variants Have an Increased and Early Need for First Surgery due to Stricturing Disease and Higher Rate of Surgical Recurrence
Objective:To study the predictive value of Nod2/CARD15 gene variants along with disease phenotypic characteristics for requirement of initial surgery and for surgical recurrence in Crohn's diseaseExpand
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Circulating Peptide YY, Weight Loss, and Glucose Homeostasis After Gastric Bypass Surgery in Morbidly Obese Subjects
Objective:To prospectively assess the relationship between circulating peptide YY (PYY), body weight, and glucose tolerance in severely obese subjects undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP).Expand
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Short-term effects of gastric bypass surgery on circulating ghrelin levels.
OBJECTIVE To prospectively evaluate the short-term effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) on ghrelin secretion and its relevance on food intake and body weight changes. RESEARCH METHODS ANDExpand
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Minilaparoscopy-assisted transrectal low anterior resection (LAR): a preliminary study
BackgroundNatural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) represents the evolution of surgery towards less invasive procedures. The feasibility of NOTES transrectal approach has increased itsExpand
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MA-NOS radical sigmoidectomy: report of a transvaginal resection in the human
BackgroundWith available laparoscopic and endoscopic instruments/technology a standard radical sigmoid resection is feasible and safe using transvaginal minilaparoscopic-assisted natural orificeExpand
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Revisional Surgery After Sleeve Gastrectomy
Introduction Worldwide, morbid obesity incidence has increased dramatically in the last decade and surgery is at this moment recognized as the only effective treatment with long-term sustained weightExpand
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