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Bariatric surgical procedures, such as vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG), are at present the most effective therapy for the… Expand BACKGROUND
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is an emerging surgical approach, but 1 that has seen a surge in popularity… Expand BACKGROUND
D2 gastrectomy is recommended in US and European guidelines, and is preferred in east Asia, for patients with… Expand Objective:To determine the mid- and long-term efficacy and possible side effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy as treatment… Expand Objective:The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of this trial with respect to morbidity and mortality. Summary… Expand Background:Laparoscopic surgery for gastric cancer is technically feasible, but it is not widely accepted because it has not been… Expand Background: Different changes of plasma ghrelin levels have been reported following gastric banding, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass… Expand BackgroundThe surgical treatment of obesity in the high-risk, high-body-mass-index (BMI) (>60) patient remains a challenge. Major… Expand Background: The use of the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), a restrictive operation, in different settings, is presented… Expand BACKGROUND
Although several studies compare surgical results of laparoscopic and open colonic resections, there is no study of… Expand