Mini-Gastric Bypass Significantly Better than Sleeve

Mini-Gastric Bypass Roughly Twice as good as the Sleeve gastrectomy for type 2 diabetes mellitus: Double-blind randomized controlled trial. Remission of T2DM was achieved by 28 (93%) in the gastric bypass group and 14 (47%) in the sleeve gastrectomy group (P = .02). Participants randomized to mini-gastric bypass were more likely to achieve remission of … Continue reading Mini-Gastric Bypass Significantly Better than Sleeve

Statins Preop?

Statins are associated with a reduced incidence of perioperative mortalityAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govPubMed related articles Statins are associated with a reduced incidence of perioperative mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Pan W, Pintar T, Anton J, Lee VV, Vaughn WK, Collard CD. Circulation. 2004 Sep 14; 110(11 Suppl 1):II45-9. [Circulation. 2004] Preoperative statin administration is … Continue reading Statins Preop?

Magenstrasse with pyloroplasty

Magenstrasse with pyloroplasty as functional gastric bypass: Safe and effective sustained weight loss, positive metabolic changes, and appetite diminution with rapid satiety were seen after LMGBP.Amplify’d from http://www.scirp2.orgHealth      ISSN Print: 1949-4998 ISSN Online: 1949-5005     Website: http://www.scirp.org/journal/health Health >> Vol.2 No.8, August 2010 The Long Magenstrasse with pyloroplasty as functional gastric bypass: 6-years experience, 308 operations Full Text(PDF, … Continue reading Magenstrasse with pyloroplasty

RNY Bypass = ulcers observed in 9 (7.6%) subjects,

RNY Bypass = ulcers observed in 9 (7.6%) subjects,Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govArq Gastroenterol. 2010 Jun;47(2):130-4.Early marginal ulcer following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass under proton pump inhibitor treatment: prospective multicentric study.Garrido Jr AB, Rossi M, Lima Jr SE, Brenner AS, Gomes Jr CA.Instituto Garrido, São Paulo, SP, Brazil. abgarrido@uol.com.brAbstractCONTEXT: Causal factors of gastrojejunal ulcers after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass … Continue reading RNY Bypass = ulcers observed in 9 (7.6%) subjects,

“Statins” Help Protect Against Post Op Heart Problems

"Statins" Help Protect Against Post Op Heart Problems Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common postoperative arrhythmias Preoperative atorvastatin may inhibit inflammatory reactions to prevent atrial fibrillationAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govInt Heart J. 2011;52(1):7-11.Role of preoperative atorvastatin administration in protection against postoperative atrial fibrillation following conventional coronary artery bypass grafting.Sun Y, Ji Q, Mei Y, … Continue reading “Statins” Help Protect Against Post Op Heart Problems

Remission of type 2 diabetes after gastric bypass

Remission of type 2 diabetes after gastric bypass HbA1c improved by 3% after gastric bypass and 2% after gastric banding 72% gastric bypass patients and Only 17% banding patients had remission of Diabetes!!!Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAnn Surg. 2010 Dec;252(6):966-71.Remission of type 2 diabetes after gastric bypass and banding: mechanisms and 2 year outcomes.Pournaras DJ, Osborne A, … Continue reading Remission of type 2 diabetes after gastric bypass

Diabetes Improves Immediately after Gastric Bypass Because of the New Connection, NOT Weight Loss

Diabetes Improves Immediately after Gastric Bypass Because the New Connection Immediately increase Glucagon Like Peptide 1 (GLP1), It is NOT Weight Loss alone!Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govDiabetes Care. 2010 Feb;33(2):375-7. Epub 2009 Nov 16.Postprandial diabetic glucose tolerance is normalized by gastric bypass feeding as opposed to gastric feeding and is associated with exaggerated GLP-1 secretion: a case … Continue reading Diabetes Improves Immediately after Gastric Bypass Because of the New Connection, NOT Weight Loss

Excessive beta cell function after gastric bypass

Gastric bypass surgery improved beta cell function to a significantly greater extent than intensive lifestyle intervention. Supra-physiological insulin secretion and proinsulin processing may indicate excessive beta cell function after gastric bypass surgery.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govEur J Endocrinol. 2010 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]Beta cell function after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass surgery … Continue reading Excessive beta cell function after gastric bypass

Vitamin A deficiency is common after bariatric surgery

Vitamin A deficiency is common after bariatric surgery and is associated with a low serum concentration of pre-albumin.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Obes. 2011;2011. pii: 760695. Epub 2010 Sep 14.Vitamin a deficiency after gastric bypass surgery: an underreported postoperative complication.Zalesin KC, Miller WM, Franklin B, Mudugal D, Rao Buragadda A, Boura J, Nori-Janosz K, Chengelis DL, Krause … Continue reading Vitamin A deficiency is common after bariatric surgery