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RCT: Closure vs. non-closure of mesenteric defects during laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery – In this single-center trial, routine closure of the mesenteric defects in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with clips was associated with a lower rate of internal herniation

28 Apr, 2021 | 08:04h | UTC

Randomized clinical trial on closure versus non-closure of mesenteric defects during laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery – British Journal of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AGA recommends intragastric balloons as an additional weight loss option for obese patients

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:10h | UTC

AGA recommends intragastric balloons as an additional weight loss strategy for obese patients – American Gastroenterological Association

Original article: AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on Intragastric Balloons in the Management of Obesity – Gastroenterology

 


M-A: Portal venous system thrombosis after bariatric surgery

21 Apr, 2021 | 06:16h | UTC

Portal venous system thrombosis after bariatric surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis – Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


The first modified Delphi consensus statement on sleeve gastrectomy

9 Mar, 2021 | 02:09h | UTC

The first modified Delphi consensus statement on sleeve gastrectomy – Surgical Endoscopy

 


Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs. laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: 5-year outcomes of merged data from two randomized clinical trials

2 Mar, 2021 | 01:27h | UTC

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass versus laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: 5-year outcomes of merged data from two randomized clinical trials (SLEEVEPASS and SM-BOSS) – British Journal of Surgery

Visual abstract: Merged SLEEVEPASS and SM-BOSS trials

 


Study: Unhealthy alcohol use common after bariatric surgery

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:14h | UTC

Association of Bariatric Surgical Procedures With Changes in Unhealthy Alcohol Use Among US Veterans – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries: Unhealthy Alcohol Use—A Common Iatrogenic Complication of Bariatric Surgery – JAMA Network Open AND Bariatric Surgery May Increase Risk of Unhealthy Alcohol Use – Psychiatric News Alert AND Bariatric Surgery Ups Risk of Alcohol Abuse – Physician’s Weekly

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


10-year follow up of a randomized trial shows metabolic surgery is more effective than conventional medical therapy for the control of type 2 diabetes

26 Jan, 2021 | 00:44h | UTC

Metabolic surgery versus conventional medical therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes: 10-year follow-up of an open-label, single-centre, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Gastrointestinal surgery can be a ‘cure’ for type 2 diabetes finds new long-term study – King’s College London

 


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