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Effect of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding on metabolic syndrome and its risk factors in morbidly obese adolescents.
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PMID:  21188168     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
We examined the effect of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) on weight loss, inflammatory markers, and components of the Metabolic Syndrome (MeS) in morbidly obese adolescents and determined if those with MeS lose less weight post-LAGB than those without. Data from 14-18 yr adolescents were obtained at baseline, 6 and 12 months following LAGB. Significant weight loss and improvements in MeS components were observed 6 months and one year following LAGB. The incidence of MeS declined 56.8% after 6 months and 69.6% after 12 months. There was no significant difference in amount of weight lost post-LAGB between those with and without MeS at either timepoint. Correlations between change in weight parameters and components of MeS in those with and without MeS at baseline were examined and found to vary by diagnostic category. LAGB is effective for short-term improvement in weight, inflammatory markers, and components of MeS in morbidly obese adolescents.
Rushika Conroy; Eun-Ju Lee; Amy Jean; Sharon E Oberfield; Aviva Sopher; Krystina Kiefer; Courtney Raker; Donald J McMahon; Jeffrey L Zitsman; Ilene Fennoy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obesity     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  2090-0716     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obes     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-28     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-03-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526295     Medline TA:  J Obes     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  906384     Citation Subset:  -    
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA.
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