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Metabolic and hormonal changes after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy: a randomized, prospective trial.
Acute mesenteric venous thrombosis following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Maximal weight loss was achieved at a mean of 18 months after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, compared with 36 months after gastric banding.
Three had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and the other had a biliopancreatic diversion 9 to 12 years prior to presentation.
Smith said, adding that this is the first study to look at sexual function in men after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
GI Dynamics is developing the EndoBarrier, a platform of endoscopic, removable devices that line a portion of the small intestine, mimicking the effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery without the risks associated with highly invasive surgical procedures.
A laparotomy and revision of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass was undertaken with post operative management on HDU, but the patient had ongoing problems with pain and wound discharge.
SAN DIEGO--Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass produced long-term weight-loss results that were statistically superior to those of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, based on 10 years' follow-up in a prospective randomized study.
Small bowel obstruction caused by a thrombus has been described in cases following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery as a result of suture line bleeding (1-3) and in coagulopathic patients following emergency surgery (4) or from a bleeding Meckels diverticulum (5).
The most common surgical procedure for treating diabetes in the United States is the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, more commonly referred to as gastric bypass surgery.
The list of nationally-covered procedures now includes open and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, and open and laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch.
Ramos reported on 72 obese patients with type 2 diabetes who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at the Mayo Clinic Arizona during 2000-2007 for whom 5-year follow-up data were available.