Bowel Obstruction After RNY

Bowel Obstruction After RNY 29/187 patients (15.5%) developed SBO at a mean follow-up of 15 ± 6.4 months. In Group 2, 2/172 patients (1.1%) developed SBO at 12.3 ± 6.7 months.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govObes Surg. 2010 Oct;20(10):1380-4.Small bowel obstruction after antecolic and antegastric laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: could the incidence be reduced?Rodríguez A, Mosti M, Sierra M, Pérez-Johnson R, Flores … Continue reading Bowel Obstruction After RNY

Excess weight loss after the MGB

Excess weight loss after the MGBAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govObes Surg. 2005 Oct;15(9):1304-8.Continued excellent results with the mini-gastric bypass: six-year study in 2,410 patients.Rutledge R, Walsh TR.The Centers of Excellence for Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery (CELOS), Las Vegas, NV 89144, USA. dr_rrutledge@hotmail.comAbstractBACKGROUND: There is a growing body of evidence showing that the Mini-Gastric Bypass (MGB) is a safe … Continue reading Excess weight loss after the MGB

Revision for excess weight loss

Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govObes Surg. 2007 May;17(5):622-30.Conversion of vertical banded gastroplasty to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass results in restoration of the positive effect on weight loss and co-morbidities: evaluation of 101 patients.Schouten R, van Dielen FM, van Gemert WG, Greve JW.Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, the Netherlands. r.schouten@surgery.azm.nlErratum in:Obes Surg. 2007 Jul;17(7):996. AbstractBACKGROUND: Vertical banded … Continue reading Revision for excess weight loss

Excess weight loss is an anti-inflammatory

Excess weight loss is an anti-inflammatoryAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govGut. 2010 Sep;59(9):1259-64. Epub 2010 Jul 21.Anti-inflammatory effects of excessive weight loss: potent suppression of adipose interleukin 6 and tumour necrosis factor alpha expression.Moschen AR, Molnar C, Geiger S, Graziadei I, Ebenbichler CF, Weiss H, Kaser S, Kaser A, Tilg H.Christian Doppler Research Laboratory for Gut Inflammation and … Continue reading Excess weight loss is an anti-inflammatory

People Need to Spend Time and Effort to Make Good Decisions

The decision to have surgery and what type of surgery to have is based upon a careful review of the risks and benefits of the various choices. People often misperceive the risks and benefits of a situation Take time, be careful and thoughtful in your decision makingAmplify’d from http://www.schneier.comPerceived Risk vs. Actual Risk I've written … Continue reading People Need to Spend Time and Effort to Make Good Decisions

Fructose Malabsorption – Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

Fructose Malabsorption – Causes, Symptoms, and DiagnosisAmplify’d from http://www.healthhype.comFructose Malabsorption – Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis Written by Jan Modric in March 12th, 2009   Tags: bloating, diarrhea, fructans, fructose, fructose intolerance, fructose malabsorption, HFCS, Sorbitol    What Is Fructose Malabsorption (FM)? A human intestine cannot absorb an unlimited amount of fructose, but most people can absorb 25-50 g … Continue reading Fructose Malabsorption – Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

Carbohydrate malabsorption and the effect of dietary restriction on symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and func

Carbohydrate malabsorption and the effect of dietary restriction on symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and functional bowel complaints.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govIsr Med Assoc J. 2000 Aug;2(8):583-7.Carbohydrate malabsorption and the effect of dietary restriction on symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and functional bowel complaints.Goldstein R, Braverman D, Stankiewicz H.Gastroenterology Institute, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.AbstractBACKGROUND: Carbohydrate … Continue reading Carbohydrate malabsorption and the effect of dietary restriction on symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and func

Fructose- and sorbitol-reduced diet improves mood and gastrointestinal disturbances in fructose malabsorbers.

Fructose- and sorbitol-reduced diet improves mood and gastrointestinal disturbances in fructose malabsorbers.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govScand J Gastroenterol. 2000 Oct;35(10):1048-52.Fructose- and sorbitol-reduced diet improves mood and gastrointestinal disturbances in fructose malabsorbers.Ledochowski M, Widner B, Bair H, Probst T, Fuchs D.Dept. of Clinical Nutrition, Institute of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Innsbruck, Austria.AbstractBACKGROUND: Fructose malabsorption is characterized … Continue reading Fructose- and sorbitol-reduced diet improves mood and gastrointestinal disturbances in fructose malabsorbers.

Malabsorption of carbohydrates and depression in children and adolescents.

Malabsorption of carbohydrates and depression in children and adolescents.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005 May;40(5):561-5.Malabsorption of carbohydrates and depression in children and adolescents.Varea V, de Carpi JM, Puig C, Alda JA, Camacho E, Ormazabal A, Artuch R, Gómez L.Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain. varea@hsjdbcn.orgAbstractBACKGROUND: Previous … Continue reading Malabsorption of carbohydrates and depression in children and adolescents.