Just in case you missed any news in August 2016, these were the 10 most read articles on bariatricnews.net including the latest research, product & industry news, policy news and more...
Roux-en-y gastric bypass is a durable operation for long-term weight loss and treatment of obesity-related comorbid disease, according to researchers from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. The study, which included 1,087 patients who underwent RYGB procedures over a 20-year study period (1985–2004), reported that excess body mass index significantly improved over time and a significant decrease in obesity-related comorbid disease persisted at ten years of follow-up after RYGB...(more)
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has subtle differences from other malabsorptive bariatric operations, demonstrated by the significant early changes in the fasting levels of factors thought to be important regulators of obesity and metabolic health, according to researchers from the University of Notre Dame, Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research...(more)
Reconstruction of gastrojejunal continuity may be the safest and most successful procedure for patients who present with post-operative hypoglycaemia following bariatric surgery and do not respond to pharmacological treatment, according to a study published in the journal Obesity Facts. According to the Swedish Nationwide cohort study, 0.2% of patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) suffer from this complication...(more)