Gastroplasty

Known as: Gastroplasties 
Surgical procedures involving the STOMACH and sometimes the lower ESOPHAGUS to correct anatomical defects, or to treat MORBID OBESITY by reducing the… (More)
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1952-2017
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular events. Weight loss might protect against cardiovascular events, but solid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Obesity is associated with increased mortality. Weight loss improves cardiovascular risk factors, but no prospective… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To assess body composition, eating pattern, and basal metabolic rate in patients undergoing obesity surgery in a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND There is a world epidemic of overweight, obesity, and morbid obesity, encompassing 1.7 billion people. Bariatric… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Minimally invasive Collis gastroplasty is an established technique for managing the shortened esophagus. The purpose… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE: To examine the factors associated with liver steatosis in severely obese subjects and to test the potential… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Collis gastroplasty is indicated when tension-free fundoplication is not possible. Few studies have described the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Vertical banded gastroplasty (VBGP) was compared with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) in a randomized prospective trial that… (More)
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1987
1987
Between 1964 and 1984, 430 patients with complex reflux problems were managed by a modified Collis gastroplasty and partial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Vertical banded gastroplasty combines the best that has been learned about gastric reduction operations with another feature: a… (More)
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