Gastric Bypass improves hormonal factors in Diabetes

Cardiometabolic risk factors, fasting insulin levels decreased "dramatically" from 31.7 to 7.4 mU/L Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.com From Medscape Medical News Gastric Bypass Has Weight-Independent Metabolic Benefits Kate Johnson December 8, 2011 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) — Gastric bypass surgery normalized metabolic, inflammatory, and vascular risk markers in obese adolescents despite continued obesity 2 years after … Continue reading Gastric Bypass improves hormonal factors in Diabetes

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Can Gastric Bypass “Cure” Diabetes? Can it Go Too Far?

Can Gastric Bypass "Cure" Diabetes? Can it Go Too Far? Gastric bypass (GB) surgery is associated with postprandial hyperinsulinemia, and this effect is accentuated in postsurgical patients who develop recurrent hypoglycemia. Plasma levels of the incretin glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) are dramatically increased after GB, suggesting that its action contributes to alteration in postprandial glucose … Continue reading Can Gastric Bypass “Cure” Diabetes? Can it Go Too Far?

The MGB, almost 10 Years Later; A Study in Excellence

The MGB, almost 10 Years Later; A Study in Excellence Safe, durable weight loss surgery, maybe the best possible weight loss surgery. Over 9 years later revisions in less than2.7%! make mine MGB.Amplify’d from http://www.soard.orgRevisional surgery for laparoscopic minigastric bypassWei-Jei Lee, M.D., Ph.D.AffiliationsDepartment of Surgery, Min-Sheng General Hospital, National Taiwan University, Taipei, TaiwanCorrespondence: Wei-Jei Lee, M.D., … Continue reading The MGB, almost 10 Years Later; A Study in Excellence

Warning! The MGB “Done Wrong!”

Watch this video for an example of how to do the MGB Wrong! This is an example of the "OLD LOOP" form of the original gastric bypass developed by Mason. No, No, No.... The Mini-Gastric Bypass needs a *** long gastric pouch *** to kee the bile from the esophagus!!! See the video at: http://www.limarp.com/mini-gastric-bypass-surgeryContinue reading Warning! The MGB “Done Wrong!”

Yikes!! The MGB “Done Wrong!”

Watch this video for an example of how to do the MGB Wrong! This is an example of the "OLD LOOP" form of the original gastric bypass developed by Mason. No, No, No.... The Mini-Gastric Bypass needs a long gastric pouch to kee the bile from the esophagus!!!Amplify’d from http://www.limarp.comMini Gastric Bypass SugeryThe minigastric bypass … Continue reading Yikes!! The MGB “Done Wrong!”

Gastric Bypass Outperforms the Band!

The bottom line: Dr. Campos and his team noted that the patients who underwent gastric bypass: *achieved greater weight loss, *had a higher rate of diabetes remission, * experience greater improvement in their quality of life The researchers concluded that the gastric bypass surgery might be better than the band. 200 patients with severe obesity … Continue reading Gastric Bypass Outperforms the Band!

Faint Praise for the MGB from RNY Surgeon

"This is an interesting report, because it delineates a longitudinal experience with the mini-gastric bypass in Asian patients. Not too long ago, the bariatric community questioned the role of the mini-gastric bypass and its appropriateness as a durable operation for obesity. The experience of Lee et al. with a large cohort suggests some answers." Now … Continue reading Faint Praise for the MGB from RNY Surgeon

National Data Clearly Shows the MGB Advantages in Length of Stay

One common and important measure of quality of care is hospital length of stay. Although not perfect, in general, hundreds of studies and guidelines have shown that shorter length of stay is associated with better quality of care. Recent data show that for the RNY patients operated at the best centers in the US less … Continue reading National Data Clearly Shows the MGB Advantages in Length of Stay

Gastric bypass is superior to gastric banding

Laparoscopic gastric bypass is superior to laparoscopic gastric banding for treatment of morbid obesityAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAnn Surg. 2004 Dec;240(6):975-82; discussion 982-3.Laparoscopic gastric bypass is superior to laparoscopic gastric banding for treatment of morbid obesity.Weber M, Müller MK, Bucher T, Wildi S, Dindo D, Horber F, Hauser R, Clavien PA.SourceDivision of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University … Continue reading Gastric bypass is superior to gastric banding

Bypass Better than Band

Those people who had undergone gastric bypass surgery lost more weight in the year following surgery and showed a 76 percent resolution rate of Type 2 diabetes versus a 50 percent resolution rate in those who had gastric banding.Amplify’d from news.yahoo.comGastric Bypass or Lap Band Surgery? ShareretweetEmailPrint L.L. Woodard L.l. Woodard – Wed Feb 23, 9:00 pm ET Contribute … Continue reading Bypass Better than Band