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Obesity Surgery

The Journal of Metabolic Surgery and Allied Care

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17.11.2018 | Original Contributions

Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Versus Sleeve Gastrectomy on Pelvic Floor Disorders in Morbidly Obese Women: a Prospective Monocentric Pilot Study

Pelvic floor disorders (PFD) include different symptoms related to urinary incontinence (UI), pelvic organ prolapse symptoms (POPs), anal incontinence (AI), and other dysfunctions of the lower urinary and gastrointestinal tracts. PFD concerns …

17.11.2018 | Brief Communication

Lithium Toxicity with Severe Bradycardia Post Sleeve Gastrectomy: a Case Report and Review of the Literature

Lithium is one of the major treatment options in bipolar disorder. Bariatric surgery can significantly modify the oral bioavailability of drugs, and lithium is no exception; although in most cases drug absorption seems to decrease, in the case of …

17.11.2018 | Brief Communication

Psychological Support and Well-being in Post-Bariatric Surgery Patients

Bariatric surgery research has focused predominantly on weight loss outcomes and complications of surgery in relation to the type of surgical procedure. The psychological impact of having bariatric surgery has received less attention. This study …

17.11.2018 | Original Contributions

Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Cancer in Patients Undergoing Malabsorptive Surgery (Biliopancreatic Diversion and Biliointestinal Bypass) vs Medical Treatment

Bariatric surgeries decrease body weight in morbid obesity and lead to resolution of diabetes mellitus and of arterial hypertension [ 1 – 11 ] and improvement of renal function [ 12 ] and of liver steatosis [ 13 ], with differences in efficacy when …

17.11.2018 | Original Contributions

Metabolic Effects of Sleeve Gastrectomy with Transit Bipartition in Obese Females with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Results After 1-Year Follow-up

Recently, obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has become a public health crisis. It has been reported that majority of diabetic patients are overweight (body mass index (BMI), 25 to 29.9 kg/m 2 ) or obese (BMI > 30 kg/m 2 ) [ 1 – 3 ].

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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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