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Obesity Surgery

The Journal of Metabolic Surgery and Allied Care

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18.08.2018 | Review Article

Adverse Events of the Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Liner: a Systematic Review

A systematic review was conducted on adverse events (AEs) associated with the use of the duodenal-jejunal bypass liner (DJBL). PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane library were searched up to January 2018. The quality of reporting AEs was determined by …

18.08.2018 | Review Article

The Efficacy of Energy-Restricted Diets in Achieving Preoperative Weight Loss for Bariatric Patients: a Systematic Review

In bariatric practice, a preoperative weight loss of at least 5% is recommended. However, the hypocaloric diets prescribed vary and no consensus exists. This study examined the efficacy of preoperative diets in achieving 5% weight loss. From a …

18.08.2018 | Original Contributions

IFSO Worldwide Survey 2016: Primary, Endoluminal, and Revisional Procedures

The obesity epidemic continues to grow, and bariatric and metabolic procedures remain the most effective treatment [ 1 ]. Due to its multifactorial pathogenesis, a variety of surgical options are currently offered for the treatment of obesity.

18.08.2018 | Letter to Editor/LED Reply

Reply to Letter to the Editor in Response to “Elipse Balloon: the Pitfalls of Excessive Simplicity”

18.08.2018 | Original Contributions

Bariatric Surgery Waiting Lists in Spain

Bariatric surgery has proved to be hugely beneficial for its patients [ 1 , 2 ]. However, our public health system’s failure to establish response pathways capable of coping with the demand has meant that most hospitals have lengthy waiting lists.

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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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