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Obesity Surgery

The Journal of Metabolic Surgery and Allied Care

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24.05.2018 | Original Contributions

Characterization of Self-Reported Dysphagia and Impact on Weight Outcomes After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is more frequently being performed for medically complicated obesity. In Australia from 2016 to 2017, LSG represented nearly two thirds of all bariatric surgeries performed [ 1 ]. Both obesity and bariatric …

24.05.2018 | Video Submission

Sleeve Gastrectomy with Ligamentum Teres Cardiopexy

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is now the most commonly done surgical bariatric procedure [ 1 ] due to technical simplicity and favorable weight loss outcomes. However, there have been reports of increased severity and prevalence of …

23.05.2018 | Review Article Open Access

Treatment of Obesity in Young People—a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Obesity in the young is increasingly prevalent. Early, effective intervention is paramount. Treatment options are lifestyle modifications, pharmacological therapies, endoscopic treatments and bariatric surgery. However, the relative effectiveness …

23.05.2018 | Letter to the Editor

Fatal Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy in a Pediatric Patient After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

One third of children and adolescents in the USA are classified as either overweight or obese [ 1 ]. Moreover, 4.4 million children and adolescents have severe obesity [ 2 ]. There has been an increased volume of adolescent bariatric surgeries …

22.05.2018 | Original Contributions

Duodenum Exclusion Alone Is Sufficient to Improve Glucose Metabolism in STZ-Induced Diabetes Rats

Diabetes is a multifactorial metabolic disease characterized by high fasting blood glucose levels and impaired insulin secretion or insulin resistance [ 1 ]. In 2017, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reported that about 451 million …

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Obesity Surgery is the official journal of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders (IFSO). A journal for bariatric/metabolic surgeons, Obesity Surgery provides an international, interdisciplinary forum for communicating the latest research, surgical and laparoscopic techniques, for treatment of massive obesity and metabolic disorders. Topics covered include original research, clinical reports, current status, guidelines, historical notes, invited commentaries, letters to the editor, medicolegal issues, meeting abstracts, modern surgery/technical innovations, new concepts, reviews, scholarly presentations and opinions.

Obesity Surgery benefits surgeons performing obesity/metabolic surgery, general surgeons and surgical residents, endoscopists, anesthetists, support staff, nurses, dietitians, psychiatrists, psychologists, plastic surgeons, internists including endocrinologists and diabetologists, nutritional scientists, and those dealing with eating disorders.

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