Most recent update: Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:01

Bariatric News - Cookies & privacy policy

You are here

banded bypass

Examining the outcomes from primary and revision banded procedures

At the recent XXV IFSO World Congress, a series of presentations highlighted the benefits of banded gastric bypass and banded sleeve gastrectomy primary procedures and revisional gastric bypass in helping to prevent weight regain.

Banded bypass, sleeve and OAGB for primary and revision procedures

The number of banded bariatric procedures has risen in recent years due to its ability to prevent weight regain, compared to non-banded procedures. Bariatric News talked to Dr Mohit Bhandari - Founder, Director and Chief Surgeon at Mohak Bariatrics and Robotics, Indore, India – about his experience with banded bariatric procedures and why he now recommends these operations for primary and revisional procedures.

Preventing weight regain and the banded bypass

Although the Roux-en Y gastric laparoscopic bypass is associated with long-term weight loss, some patients will regain weight due to an enlarged pouch and/or stoma . In an interview with Bariatric News, Dr Jan Willem Greve from the Zuyderland Medical Center Heerlen and Dutch Obesity Clinic South, The Netherlands, discusses the reasons why patients experience weight regain, the advantages of a banded bypass and the benefits of using the MiniMizer Ring (Bariatric Solutions).

Minimising weight regain – the Freiburg experience

Although bariatric surgery has helped many obese patients to lose weight, a small proportion of patients does experience weight regain. There are numerous causes for this post-operative occurrence such as poor patient compliance. However, one cause that is becoming increasingly apparent is pouch (after gastric bypass) or sleeve (after a sleeve gastrectomy) dilatation.

Weight gain, hypoglycaemia and the banded-bypass

Dr Rudolf Steffen is a bariatric and metabolic surgeon at the Hirslanden Klinik Beau-Site in Bern, Switzerland, one of the leading centres in the country for bariatric and metabolic surgery. Since 2003, he has performed more than 3,000 banded bypass operations and has recently utilised the MiniMizer Ring (Bariatric Solutions) as part of his procedure. Bariatric News talked to Professor Steffen to discuss the reasons why patients experience weight regain, the benefits of the banded-bypass and the advantages of the MiniMizer Ring.

New website dedicated to banded gastric bypass

A unique, new website focused on the benefits of banded gastric bypass has been launched, bandedgastricbypass.org. The innovative website - made by surgeons for surgeons - presents a comprehensive overview of peer-reviewed, evidenced-based papers that discuss the advantages of banded gastric bypass compared with standard gastric bypass.

BANDOLERA to assess banded vs non-banded bypass

Researchers from the Department of Surgery, Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, The Netherlands, have revealed that they are currently recruiting patients for a randomised clinical trial that will assess banded vs non-banded bypass to try and ascertain whether a banded bypass does result in less weight regain compared to the non-banded procedure. Bariatric News talked to principal investigator of the trial, Dr Frits Berends about the aims of the study…

IFSO’15 to host weight regain prevention strategies session

Despite the success of bariatric surgery in assisting patients to achieve adequate weight loss, approximately 20 percent of patients experience weight regain following surgery. With this in mind, at this year’s 20th IFSO World Congress to be held at the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna, Austria, from August 26th – 29th, Bariatric Solutions is pleased to announce that it will sponsor a session “Banded vs. non Banded Procedures,” which will highlight some of the surgical strategies that can help to prevent weight regain.

Minimising weight regain – the Freiburg experience

Although bariatric surgery has helped many obese patients to lose weight, a small proportion of patients does experience weight regain. There are numerous causes for this post-operative occurrence such as poor patient compliance. However, one cause that is becoming increasingly apparent is pouch (after gastric bypass) or sleeve (after a sleeve gastrectomy) dilatation.

BPD-DS betters banded RYGB for QoL

A Brazilian study comparing the biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (DS) and the banded Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (BRYGB) has reported that the two types of surgery are effective to improve quality of life and weight loss. However, DS surgery produced better results in the quality of life evaluations regarding 2 of 8 domains according to the SF-36, and sexual interest according to the M-A QoLQ II.

Subscribe to RSS - banded bypass