Hernia Repair and Gastric Bypass Together | Maryland Bariatrics

Can I have hernia repair and gastric bypass surgery together? The short answer is maybe. It depends on a few factors, but it is an option for some patients. Here’s what you should know about hernia repair and gastric bypass together. What is Hernia Repair? A hiatal hernia occurs when there is a gap, or … Read more

Intrathoracic Pouch Migration in One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass with and without Hiatoplasty – A 3D-CT Volumetry Study

Background Currently, 4.8% of bariatric operations worldwide are One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB) procedures. If a hiatal hernia is detected in a preoperative gastroscopy, OAGB can be combined with hiatoplasty. Intrathoracic pouch migration (ITM) is common after bypass procedures because the fundus, a natural abutment, is separated from the pouch.The aim of this study is to … Read more

Calculating the Cost of Mini Gastric Bypass – Tijuana, Mexico

Many people living with obesity become discouraged when they are unable to lose weight and keep it off despite dieting and exercise. Mini gastric bypass is one of the most effective ways to fight obesity and see long-term weight loss results.   Mini gastric bypass surgery can be expensive in the United States, preventing many … Read more

Weight loss specific to indication, remission of diabetes and short – term complications following sleeve gastrectomy conversion to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Buchwald H. Avidor Y. Braunwald E. et al. Bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA. 2004; 292: 1724-1737 Chang S.H. Stoll C.R. Song J. Varela J.E. Eagon C.J. Colditz G.A. The effectiveness and risks of bariatric surgery: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis, 2003-2012. JAMA Surg. 2014; 149: 275-287 Puzziferri N. Roshek 3rd, T.B. … Read more

Unravelling contributing factors to the severity of postprandial hypoglycemia after gastric bypass surgery

Abstract Background Despite the increasing prevalence of postbariatric hypoglycemia (PBH), a late metabolic complication of bariatric surgery, our understanding of its diverse manifestation remains incomplete. Objectives To contrast parameters of glucose-insulin homeostasis in two distinct phenotypes of PBH (mild vs. moderate hypoglycemia) based on nadir plasma glucose. Setting University Hospital Methods Twenty-five subjects with PBH … Read more

Conversion of Gastric Sleeve to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Overall Outcomes and Predictors of Below-Average Weight Loss

Arterburn D.E. Telem D.A. Kushner R.F. Courcoulas A.P. Benefits and Risks of Bariatric Surgery in Adults: A Review. JAMA – J Am Med Assoc. 2020; 324: 879-887https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.12567 Emile S.H. Elfeki H. Elalfy K. Abdallah E. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Then and Now: An Updated Systematic Review of the Progress and Short-term Outcomes over the Last 5 … Read more

Use of the Hill Gastroplasty for Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Following Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass: A Brief Report : Bariatric Times

by Matthew T. Gust, MD; Kevin M. Reavis, MD; and Valerie J. Halpin, MD  All authors are with Legacy Weight and Diabetes Institute in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Reavis is with The Oregon Clinic in Portland, Orgeon. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to this … Read more