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Obesity and Weight-loss MedicationISSN: 2572-4010

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510036

Results of Revisional Bariatric Surgery: A Single Center Experience

Hakan Seyit, MD and Halil Alis

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 01, 2020

With the increase in demand for bariatric surgery, increasing numbers of patients require revisional surgery due to unwanted outcomes of primary bariatric procedures. There is no ideal bariatric procedure for every patient and all bariatric surgeries have failure rates. We aimed to assess the indications for revisional bariatric surgery and short-term surgical outcomes in this study. Forty-four patients were included. Mean age was 42 years. The primary surgery of cases was distributed with 32 la...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510035

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among Intermediate Schools Students in Buraydah, KSA

Ahmed Elnadif Elmanssury

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 06, 2020

A cross-sectional study was carried out in a government school in Buraydah, during academic year 2018-2019. All the study population were subjected to a predesigned questionnaire that included questions related to socio-demographic characteristics, life style (physical activity and eating habits) and anthropometric measurements including height, weight and body mass index. This study found a relatively high prevalence of overweight and obesity among intermediate school’s students, aged 13-16 y...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510034

Is Revisional Bariatric Surgery Effective as Primary Surgery?

Hakan Seyit, MD and Halil Alis, Professor

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 29, 2020

The study included randomly selected 350 PS patients for control group and 35 RS patients for study group. Prospectively-collected patient data were retrospectively reviewed. To measure the efficacy of the procedure, we calculated the excess weight loss percentage (EWL%). Effective weight loss was accepted as more than 50%. The changes in the status of the comorbid diseases, complications (leakage, bleeding and stenosis), weight loss, % excessive weight loss (EWL) and mortality were recorded. To...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510033

Association of Eating Behavior and Parental Body Mass Index with Obesity of Primary School Children: A Case Study in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

Khue Minh Pham, Phuc Thanh Pham, Cuong Nam Nguyen and Nam Quoc Nguyen

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 13, 2020

Obesity in children has adverse effects on both health and psychology. Obesity is known to be influenced by environmental factors and genetic factors, as well as the interaction between genes and environment. Hai Phong city located in the northern part of Vietnam has rapid economic growth and urbanization. Along with the development, the percentage of obese children has increased. To date, there have been no studies on the relationship between risky factors and obesity in children in this city. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510032

Upper Gastric Obstruction Related to a Fibrous Scare after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band

Tresor Monsere Modia, MD, Marie Dior, MD, Msc, Daniela Calabrese, MD, Henri Duboc, MD, PHD and Benoit Coffin, MD, PHD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 06, 2020

A 31-year-old woman who carried a laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity presented chronic postprandial vomiting and lack of efficacy with weight recovery three years after surgery. The adjustable gastric band was removed but symptoms did not improve. Morphologic and functional tests demonstrated a functional obstruction 5 to 6 cm below the oeso-gastric junction, probably related to a fibrous scare, which could explain symptoms. Laparoscopic procedure confirmed the diagnosis,...

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