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Bariatric surgery in adolescents and young adults—safety and effectiveness in a cohort of 345 patients
Like in adults, bariatric surgery has low short-term complication rates and results in sustained weight loss in adolescents, however, the missing long-term observations prohibit a final conclusion about lasting effectiveness and safety.
Endoscopic treatment of clinically symptomatic leaks of thoracic esophageal anastomoses.
Diagnostic relevance of procalcitonin, IL-6 and cellular immune status in the early phase after liver transplantation.
[New data on quality assurance in bariatric surgery in Germany].
Bariatric surgery has become more accepted in Germany and sleeve gastrectomy is the most frequently performed operation, but BMI and incidence of comorbidities are still high in comparison with literature values.
COLOR: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Laparoscopic and Open Resection for Colon Cancer
Although laparoscopic surgery appears of value in colorectal malignancy, results of randomized trials have to be awaited to determine the definitive place of laparoscopy in colOREctal cancer.
Diagnostic workup before laparoscopic cholecystectomy--which diagnostic tools should be used?
Routine ultrasonography in combination with history and laboratory tests prior to laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be recommended for detecting common bile duct stones and in patients with 1 or more pathologic finding endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography should be performed preoperatively.
A Nationwide Survey on Bariatric Surgery in Germany—Results 2005–2007
There is an ongoing change from restrictive bariatric procedures to malabsorptive procedures and sleeve gastrectomy and there were no differences in intraoperative and short-term complications or in overall outcomes during follow-up when compared with published studies.
Differential treatment and early outcome in the interventional endoscopic management of pancreatic pseudocysts in 27 patients.
- U. Will, C. Wegener, K. Graf, I. Wanzar, T. Manger, F. Meyer
- MedicineWorld journal of gastroenterology
- 14 July 2006
Interventional endoscopic management of pancreatic pseudocysts is a reasonable alternative treatment option with low invasiveness compared to surgery and an acceptable outcome with regard to the complication rate, mortality, and mortality, as shown by these initial study results.
Beriberi, a Severe Complication after Metabolic Surgery – Review of the Literature
Biatric beriberi can occur within the first 1-3 postoperative months and prompt initiation of parenteral thiamine substitution under clinical monitoring is required to minimize the risk of severe consequences.
Perioperative Course, Weight Loss and Resolution of Comorbidities After Primary Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity: Are There Differences Between Adolescents and Adults?
LSG is a safe therapeutic option that can be performed in adolescents without mortality and all future efforts should now be focused on the evaluation of the long-term outcomes of LSG in the pediatric population.