Reflux (GERD) from Sleeve and the Band

Among bariatric procedures, ** gastric sleeve ** and vertical banded gastroplasty were shown to worsen reflux symptoms ** Gastric banding ** is associated with reflux symptoms in a considerable proportion of patients.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govCurr Gastroenterol Rep. 2011 Jun;13(3):205-12.Obesity and GERD: Pathophysiology and Effect of Bariatric Surgery.Tutuian R.SourceDivision of Gastroenterology, University Clinics of Visceral Surgery and … Continue reading Reflux (GERD) from Sleeve and the Band

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Sleeve Gastrectomy; Another Bad Idea

In the present study, Sleeve Gastrectomy showed persistence of GERD symptoms in patients with GERD preoperatively. Also, patients who did not have GERD preoperatively had an increased risk of postoperative GERD symptoms after Sleeve!! Another bad idea by American Bariatric surgeons: Jejunal ileal bypass = abandoned/failure Stomach stapling = abandoned/failure Lapband = abandoned/failure (in Europe … Continue reading Sleeve Gastrectomy; Another Bad Idea

Sleeve Gastrectomy; Another Bad Idea

In the present study, Sleeve Gastrectomy showed persistence of GERD symptoms in patients with GERD preoperatively. Also, patients who did not have GERD preoperatively had an increased risk of postoperative GERD symptoms after Sleeve!!Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govObes Surg. 2011 Mar;21(3):295-9.Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy are related to the final shape of the sleeve … Continue reading Sleeve Gastrectomy; Another Bad Idea

Zinc Therapy for Acid Reflux Disease?

Zinc Therapy for Acid Reflux Disease??Amplify’d from http://www.suite101.comZinc Therapy for Acid Reflux Disease Sep 2, 2010 Pauline Brock Diagram of Esophagus and Stomach - Wikimedia Commons Zinc salts may be a better choice for treating acid reflux disease and heartburn than proton pump inhibitor drugs currently widely prescribed. A study entitled "Zinc Salts Provide a … Continue reading Zinc Therapy for Acid Reflux Disease?

Gastro-esophageal Reflux Symptoms Common in Celiac Patients

Gastro-esophageal Reflux Symptoms Common in Celiac Patients Gluten Free Diet => improvement in symptoms of Reflux!!Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govClin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms in Patients With Celiac Disease and the Effects of a Gluten-Free Diet.Nachman F, Vázquez H, González A, Andrenacci P, Compagni L, Reyes H, Sugai E, Moreno … Continue reading Gastro-esophageal Reflux Symptoms Common in Celiac Patients