Alterations in gut hormones after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a prospective clinical and laboratory investigational study.

@article{Dimitriadis2013AlterationsIG,
  title={Alterations in gut hormones after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a prospective clinical and laboratory investigational study.},
  author={Efstathios Dimitriadis and Markos Daskalakis and Marilena Kampa and Anastasia Peppe and J. Papadakis and John Melissas},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={257 4},
  pages={647-54}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) on fasting and meal-stimulated release of the gut hormones ghrelin, pancreatic polypeptide (PP), peptide-YY (PYY), glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), and amylin and of the adipocytokine leptin. BACKGROUND Mounting evidence suggests that the mechanisms of weight loss and the improvement in glucose metabolism seen after LSG are related not only to gastric restriction but also to neurohormonal changes. METHODS : Fasting… CONTINUE READING