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Singh Jagwant J Trauma and Orthopaedics Department, Royal London Hospital, London, - - 2014
There is still a debate as to whether radiological guidance is needed for intra-articular hip injections. The aim of this study was to evaluate correct needle positioning for the hip joint performed with a non-radiological method and confirmed on arthrogram under image intensifier. Patients listed for diagnostic and therapeutic hip ...
García-Caballero M M Dept. of Surgery University Malaga, Spain.. - - 2014
Introduction: Super obese patients behave different from simple and morbid obese patients when they reach final changes of body composition (BC) after bariatric surgery. This has led us to tailor One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (BAGUA) to achieve better results in this group of patients. Patients and Methods: We studied 83 ...
Zhao Jinzhu J Department of Orthopedics, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, 168 Changhai Road, Shanghai 200433, China ; Department of Orthopedics, No. 401 Hospital, Jinan Military Region of PLA, Qingdao, Shandong 266071, - - 2014
Objective. To evaluate the effect of low body mass index (BMI) on blood loss during primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients. Methods. Two hundred seventy-seven consecutive AS patients who underwent primary THA were retrospectively studied. The patients were divided by BMI into an underweight group (BMI ...
Toft Kristensen Tina T 0000-0002-6055-9717 Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Koege Hospital, Region Zealand, 4600 Koege, - - 2014
Background. Weight gain is frequently reported after hemithyroidectomy but the significance is recently discussed. Therefore, the aim of the study was to examine changes in body weight of hemithyroidectomized patients and to evaluate if TSH increase within the reference range could be related to weight gain. Methods. In a controlled ...
Gaszynski Tomasz T 0000-0001-5250-3978 Department of Emergency Medicine and Disaster Medicine, Medical University of Lodz, 90 - 131 Lodz, - - 2014
Introduction. The use of videolaryngoscopes is recommended for morbidly obese patients. The aim of the study was to evaluate the Levitan FPS optical stylet (Levitan) vs Lafy-Flex videolaryngoscope (Lary-Flex) in a group of MO patients. Methods. Seventy-nine MO (BMI > 40 kg m(-2)) patients scheduled for bariatric surgery were included in the ...
Chopra Karan K Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA ; Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Maryland, - - 2014
The inferior pedicle, Wise-pattern reduction mammaplasty is the most popular technique for breast reduction because of its reproducible results and reliability. However, complication rates in super obese patients or patients receiving large volume reductions are high, ranging from 35 to 78%. These complications include delayed healing, infection, seroma, nipple-areolar complex ...
Jerome Gerald J GJ http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0612-2626 Department of Kinesiology, Towson University, Towson, MD, United States. - - 2014
Websites and phone apps are increasingly used to track weights during weight loss interventions, yet the longitudinal accuracy of these self-reported weights is uncertain. Our goal was to compare the longitudinal accuracy of self-reported weights entered online during the course of a randomized weight loss trial to measurements taken in ...
Hsieh Taulee T Department of General Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, - - 2013
With increasing worldwide obesity rates, the surgery of choice has become the vertical transected gastric bypass, showing short-term improvements in weight loss and comorbidities. However, corresponding 10-year data regarding such endpoints is limited. The objective of this review was to assess such evidence. A literature search yielded a total of ...
Helena Igelström I Department of Neuroscience, Physiotherapy, Uppsala University, Box 593, BMC, Uppsala, SE-751 24, Sweden, - - 2013
This study aims to evaluate the effects on physical activity (PA) and eating behavior (EB) of a tailored behavioral medicine intervention and first-time continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment compared with first-time CPAP treatment and advice in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and overweight. Seventy-three patients (mean ± SD, 55 ± 12 years) ...
Kawai Manabu M Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, 811-1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, 641-8510, - - 2013
We showed in a previous study that pylorus-resecting pancreaticoduodenectomy (PrPD), which divides the stomach adjacent to the pylorus ring, preserves more than 95 % of the stomach and significantly reduced the incidence of delayed gastric emptying (DGE) compared with pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy (PpPD). However, long-term outcomes of PrPD and the adverse effect ...
Saratzis Athanasios A Warwickshire Vascular and Endovascular Unit, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry, UK; Department of Vascular Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece; Department of Research and Development, Dudley Group National Health Service Foundation Trust, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, UK. Electronic address: - - 2013
Obesity is increasingly common in patients referred for the management of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Evidence of the effect of obesity on outcomes after endovascular repair (EVAR) is not well established. We sought to compare the immediate and midterm outcomes of elective EVAR between obese and nonobese patients in ...
Giordano Salvatore S Department of Plastic and General Surgery, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland, - - 2013
The impact of preoperative weight loss on outcomes following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is a controversial issue. We evaluated our outcomes of LRYGB in patients who lost different amount of weight prior to surgery. Patients who underwent primary LRYGB were divided in three groups on the basis of preoperative ...
de Jonge Charlotte C Department of General Surgery and NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, P. Debyelaan 25, 6229 HX, Maastricht, The Netherlands, - - 2013
Obesity is associated with chronic low-grade systemic inflammation. Bariatric surgery has been shown to reduce this inflammation. Here, the effect of a nonsurgical bariatric technique, the duodenal-jejunal bypass liner (DJBL), on systemic inflammation was investigated. Seventeen obese patients with type 2 diabetes were treated with the DJBL for 6 months. Plasma ...
Keren Dean D Gastroenterology Unit, Bariatric Gastroenterology Clinic, Bnai-Zion Medical Center, Technion Institute of Technology, 47 Golomb Ave, POB 4840, Haifa, 31048, Israel, - - 2013
The role of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has increased over the past 10 years. We present our results of patients who were 5 years out from surgery with regard to safety and long-term efficacy. Retrospective analysis was carried out from prospectively collected data of patients who underwent LSG for morbid obesity. Bariatric ...
Sicras-Mainar A A Dirección de planificación, Badalona Serveis Assistencials SA, Badalona, Barcelona, España. Electronic address: - - 2013
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) is usually accompanied by various comorbidities that can increase the cost of treatment. We are not aware of studies that have determined the costs associated with treating DM2 patients with co-morbidities such as overweight (OW), obesity (OBE) or arterial hypertension (AHT). The aim of the ...
Fusco Mark M Health First Medical Group, Melbourne, - - 2013
Abstract Objective: Obesity is one factor associated with an increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This study reports the investigator-reported resolution or improvement of OSA and improvements in sleep-related quality of life (QOL) 2 years after surgical placement of the LAP-BAND AP 1 (LBAP) system. Research design and methods: ...
Doğan Mehmet M Ministry of Health Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Research and Educational Hospital, Department of Cardiology , Ankara , - - 2013
Aims. In patients with hypertension (HT), increased aortic stiffness is related to higher cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Recent investigations have shown that epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) is a new potential cardiometabolic risk factor. The aim of our study was to examine the relation between echocardiographically measured EAT thickness and aortic ...
Mandel Philipp P Department of Urology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, - - 2013
To analyze the effect of body mass index (BMI) on pathologic and functional outcomes after open radical retropubic prostatectomy. We retrospectively analyzed 2,471 patients who underwent RP. Clinicopathologic and patient characteristics were compared with respect to patients' BMI (normal weight: BMI<25kg/m(2) [n = 795], overweight: BMI≥25kg/m(2) and<30kg/m(2) [n = 1305], ...
Genco Alfredo - - 2013
The intragastric balloon has been reported to be a safe and effective tool for temporary weight loss. The aim of this study is the evaluation of the possible predictive role of intragastric balloon when used before laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. A longitudinal multicenter study was conducted in patients with body ...
Klos Kajetan - - 2013
TMT-1 arthrodesis is an established method in hallux valgus surgery, but it is technically demanding and typically calls for a period of postoperative immobilization. In this cohort study, initial experience with a plantar plate is described. 58 patients (59 arthrodesis) were included. The mean duration of protected full weight bearing ...
Parvizi Javad - - 2013
Prophylaxis for pulmonary embolism (PE) after total joint arthroplasty (TJA) presents the clinical dilemma of balancing the risk of postoperative thrombotic risk and anticoagulation-related complications such as bleeding, hematoma formation, and infection. Risk stratification of patients undergoing TJA is needed to tailor prophylaxis based on thrombotic and bleeding risk. The ...
Lizaur-Utrilla Alejandro A Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital Universitario Elda, Ctra Elda-Sax s/n, 03600 Elda, Alicante, - - 2013
A prospective matched cohort study was performed to compare outcomes of cementless total knee arthroplasties between 171 knees in obese patients (BMI ≥30) and 171 non-obese patients (BMI <30). Mean follow-up was 7years. There were no significant differences in overall functional outcomes or components alignment. In the obese group, there ...
Faria Gil G Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal. Electronic address: - - 2013
Preoperative prediction of weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) could help surgeons in managing surgical lists and patients' expectations. The objective of this study was to understand if preoperative metabolic control might improve surgical results. Prospective cohort of 163 consecutive patients who underwent RYGB with at least 1 year ...
Diamantis Theodoros T First Surgical Department of the University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, 17 Agiou Thoma St, 11527, Athens, - - 2014
Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) has gained enormous popularity both as a first-stage procedure in high-risk super-obese patients and as a stand-alone procedure. The objective of this study was to evaluate the long-term weight loss results after SG published in the literature and compare them with the well-documented short-term and mid-term weight ...
Flores Lilliam L Obesity Unit, Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain; CIBERDEM: Spanish Biomedical Research Centre in Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Disorders, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2013
There is scarce information about predictive factors of hypertension (HT) remission after bariatric surgery (BS). The aims of this study were to determine the clinical characteristics differentiating obese patients with and without HT and to evaluate the predictive factors associated with the risk of persistence of HT after BS. From ...
Radosevich John J - - 2013
There is limited information regarding the outcomes associated with acetaminophen (APAP) poisoning in obese individuals. It is possible that patients who are obese are more susceptible to APAP-induced liver injury, thereby diminishing the efficacy of antidotes such as N-acetylcysteine (NAC). We evaluated the outcomes associated with APAP poisoning in obese ...
Vidal Pablo - - 2013
The volume of the gastric reservoir appears crucial to explain the success of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) in the treatment of morbid obesity. The aims of this study were to describe a new, easy model to estimate gastric reservoir volume after LSG; to evaluate the volumetric changes 1 year after surgery; ...
Li Jingfeng - - 2013
A prospective clinical and radiographical study. To introduce a redesigned fulcrum-bending radiographical (FBR) method, and to validate the effectiveness of this method in assessing patients with (AIS). Several radiographical methods exist to evaluate curve flexibility in patients with AIS. The technique of FBR has been demonstrated to better predict coronal ...
Dempfle Astrid - - 2013
The resumption of menses is an important indicator of recovery in anorexia nervosa (AN). Patients with early-onset AN are at particularly great risk of suffering from the long-term physical and psychological consequences of persistent gonadal dysfunction. However, the clinical variables that predict the recovery of menstrual function during weight gain ...
van de Laar Arnold W J M - - 2013
The frequently used 35 kg/m(2) body mass index (BMI) and 50 % excess weight loss (%EWL) criteria are no longer adequate for defining the success of a bariatric or metabolic surgery. It is not clear whether they are still useful to simply determine the sufficiency of a patient's postoperative weight loss. An ...
Ties Jill S - - 2013
Dyslipidemia is common in the morbidly obese population. A previous study from our institution demonstrated improved lipid parameters 1 and 2 years after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) with fewer patients taking lipid-modifying medications postoperatively, suggesting cost-savings over time. Our objective was to evaluate lipid parameters and lipid-modifying medication use at ...
D'Ugo Stefano S Bariatric Surgery Unit - Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2013
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is an approved primary procedure for morbid obesity, but it is associated with serious complications, such as staple line leaks and bleeding. The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of staple line reinforcement (SLR) in reducing leaks and bleeding after LSG. A total ...
Shoemaker M Benjamin - - 2013
While AF is a disease of the elderly, it can occur earlier in the presence of risk factors such as obesity. Bariatric surgery patients are significantly younger and more obese than previously described populations with AF. Therefore, it remains to be determined whether current estimates of the prevalence and predictors ...
Al-Salameh Abdallah - - 2013
Morbidly obese patients have an increased risk of sudden cardiac death. It is well known that obesity prolongs the QT interval, which in turn may cause ventricular arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death. The objective of this study was to establish whether sleeve gastrectomy shortens the QT interval. Twenty-eight consecutive patients ...
Muñoz Rodrigo - - 2013
Endoscopic treatment with the duodenal-jejunal bypass liner (DJBL) leads to significant weight loss in obese patients. We sought to identify clinical factors associated with weight loss in obese patients treated with the DJBL for 1 year. Subjects with morbid obesity were enrolled in a single-arm, open-label, prospective trial and implanted with ...
Karalok Zeynep Selen - - 2013
Background and Aim: Accelerated weight gain after (adeno)tonsillectomy has been reported in a number of studies. Whether (adeno)tonsillectomy is also a risk factor for development of overweight is unknown. We investigated serum leptin and plasma ghrelin levels before and 1 year after (adeno)tonsillectomy operation in children. Materials and Methods: We ...
Li Xinning - - 2013
Obesity is increasingly prevalent in the United States. There are several reports of outcomes in obese patients after total knee or hip replacement. The purpose of this study was to compare the functional outcomes and complications of obese patients undergoing shoulder arthroplasty with those of overweight or normal-weight patients. Seventy-six ...
Torricelli Fabio Cesar Miranda FC Stevan B. Streem Center for Endourology & Stone Disease, Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute , The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, - - 2014
Obese patients have an increased risk of kidney stones, and several studies have identified specific urinary derangements on 24-hour collections. The objective of this study was to assess obese and super-obese stone formers, and their compliance with dietary modifications over time, based on 24-hour urine outcomes. A retrospective review was ...
Saldanha Osvaldo R - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate the aesthetic results of lipoabdominoplasty in overweight patients (body mass index, 25 to 29.9) compared with normal weight patients (body mass index, 18.5 to 24.9). The authors performed a retrospective and comparative analysis of late follow-up results after lipoabdominoplasty performed from 2000 ...
Heneghan Helen M HM Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Electronic address: - - 2013
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is the most effective treatment for morbid obesity. The additional benefit of placing a nonadjustable band around the pouch remains to be determined. The objective of this study was to compare outcomes between banded and nonbanded LRYGB patients in a single bariatric center. A matched ...
Kuntz Nicholas J NJ Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, - - 2013
To evaluate whether body mass index (BMI) has an impact on the outcomes of tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). We retrospectively reviewed patients who underwent tubeless PCNL at our institution from 2006 to 2011. Specifically, stone-free rates, complications, and hospital length of stay (LOS) were assessed. Patients were divided into four ...
Imberti Davide - - 2013
The optimal dose of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) after bariatric surgery remains controversial. The aim of this multicentre, open-label, pilot study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of two different doses of the LMWH parnaparin administered to patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Patients were ...
Alfredo Genco G Surgical Sciences Department, Umberto I General Hospital, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2013
Morbid obesity is an increasing health problem. Dietary intervention often fails in the medium to long term, and surgery is the gold standard. Intragastric balloon is a valuable treatment in the short-term, and multiple balloon treatment has been shown to be effective in the medium term. The aim of this ...
Sahin Tulay - - 2013
The present study was conducted to examine if preinsertion lumbar ultrasound scanning helps with performance of spinal puncture, as a tool for decreasing the number of puncture attempts and spinal procedure time and increasing the success rate. We hypothesized that ultrasound can facilitate neuraxial blockade, particularly in pregnant women with ...
Iancu Mădălina E - - 2013
Obesity is accompanied by increased arterial stiffness, left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy, and diastolic dysfunction, all associated with a negative prognosis. The evolution of LV mass, function, and arterial elasticity after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) was unknown, and this is what we have investigated. Thirty-four consecutive obese subjects (mean age, 39 ± 11 years; ...
Auffinger Brenda - - 2013
Obesity is a growing public health problem. A considerable number of patients undergoing cervical spine surgery are obese, but the correlation between obesity and surgical outcome is still unclear. In this study, we investigate the impact of body mass index (BMI) on patients' and surgeons' perception of spine surgery outcomes. ...
Wang Kuo-Chung - - 2013
Bariatric surgery has been adapted to the management of morbid obesity, leading to not only loss of body weight but also improvement of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). The goal of our study was to evaluate the effect of gastrectomy in gastric cancer patients with type 2 DM. From 1989 ...
Messiah Sarah E - - 2013
To investigate whether or not bariatric surgery weight outcomes vary by ethnicity in a large, nationally representative sample of adolescents. The Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database was used for analysis and contains data on surgeries performed on adolescents from 2004 to 2010 from 423 surgeons at 360 facilities across the United ...
Henriksen Marius - - 2013
To investigate whether increased knee joint loading due to improved ambulatory function and walking speed following weight loss achieved over 16 weeks accelerates symptomatic and structural disease progression over a subsequent 1 year weight maintenance period in an obese population with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Data from a prospective study of ...
Rezvani Masoud M Department of Surgery, Institute for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania. Electronic address: - - 2013
It has been hypothesized that the morbidity and mortality of laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD-DS) are likely to increase with increasing body mass index (BMI), especially with BMI>50 kg/m(2). Therefore, a 2-stage approach to this procedure has been advocated in super morbidly obese patients. The authors hypothesized that ...
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