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JourneyLite of Houston Now Offering Sleeve Gastrectomy   -  Dec 3, 2009
HOUSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- JourneyLite of Houston, LLC announced today that it has updated its facility to offer patients a second surgical option, ... Bizjournals.com

Sleeve gastrectomy gaining popularity in India   -  Feb 23, 2009
New Delhi (PTI): It is good news for those battling life-threatening obesity and living with diabetes. A widely resorted to surgery in the developed nations ... Hindu

Gastrectomy - Surgery Procedures & Risks - NY Times Health Information   -  Oct 20, 2008
The surgery is done while you are under general anesthesia (asleep and pain-free). The surgeon makes a cut in the abdomen and removes all or part of the ... New York Times

Gastrectomy - News, Information on Gastrectomy - NY Times Health …   -  May 16, 2005
New studies show that Americans generally receive high-quality cancer care but that closer monitoring is needed to explain significant geographic variations ... New York Times

A gastrectomy that staples your stomach   -  Mar 18, 2006
NEW DELHI: Is your superobese neighbour suddenly looking trimmer and healthier? Wondering what's up his sleeve? The secret could lie in sleeve gastrectomy, ... Times of India

Quality of life after curative gastrectomy for gastric cancer in a...   -  Jul 31, 2007
Quality of life (QOL) was studied in gastric cancer patients treated on a randomised, controlled trial comparing D1 (level 1) with D3 (levels 1, ... Nature.com

… obestatin levels are lower in obese and post-gastrectomy subjects,...   -  Nov 13, 2006
Obestatin was also decreased in gastrectomy subjects but this did not reach statistical ... Obestatin tended to be lower in gastrectomy subjects and their ... Nature.com

Stomach Cancer - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis - Cancer - C …   -  Jan 16, 2010
For Stage II and III, a gastrectomy is done along with removal of abdominal lymph ... If the entire stomach is removed, this is called a total gastrectomy. ... CANOE

One type of obesity surgery, though still risky, seems best   -  May 17, 2005
Vertical gastrectomy removes up to 95 percent of the stomach and leaves behind ... Vertical gastrectomy surgery was performed in the shortest amount of time ... Boston Globe

10-year-old undergoes weight loss surgery   -  Jan 23, 2010
Jindger underwent laproscopoic sleeve gastrectomy over a month ago and ... Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a bariatric or weight loss procedure in which ... Times of India

Abdominal Surgery May Become Easier for Patients   -  Jun 3, 2009
It was used to perform transvaginal sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese patients, ... Standard laparoscopic gastrectomy requires five to seven larger ... Forbes

Prevalence of Osteoporosis High Among Patients After Gastrectomy   -  Jan 18, 2008
Gastric cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. Although the prognosis of gastric cancer is known to be poor, the survival rate for those who ... MedIndia

Life-saving op for cancer sisters   -  Nov 13, 2006
Ruth Bendle, 20, thought to be the youngest person in the UK to have a gastrectomy, and her sister Lisa had tests every six months for the disease. ... BBC News

City docs perform Asia's first sleeve gastrectomy   -  Sep 30, 2009
Mumbai Here is good news for those who want to lose weight without having any post operative scar. Laparoscopic surgery has further become minimally ... Expressindia.com

Overweight Cupid-struck youth undergoes gastrectomy   -  Sep 24, 2007
CHENNAI: True to the saying that love changes a person's life, a 27-year-old man, weighed down with morbid obesity, chose to go under the scalpel to make ... Daily News & Analysis

Usefulness of Prophylactic Gastrectomy in a Novel Large Hereditary …   -  Aug 1, 2008
TO THE EDITOR: Gastric cancer is one of the most frequent cancers in the world. Diffuse type, as described in Lauren classification, ... Nature.com

Abdominal surgery may become easier for patients   -  Jun 2, 2009
It was used to perform transvaginal sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese patients, ... Standard laparoscopic gastrectomy requires five to seven larger ... n-tv - NTV

Vertical Gastrectomy Stomach Surgery   -  Feb 4, 2007
Although it is perhaps less well known than other forms of weight loss surgery, the vertical gastrectomy can be especially useful for patients with a very ... Buzzle

Pouch vs. No Pouch Following Total Gastrectomy: Meta-Analysis and …   -  Nov 1, 2009
OBJECTIVES: Whether reconstruction after total gastrectomy for gastric malignancies should be done with or without a pouch is a controversial issue in ... Nature.com

Man's action over stomach removal continues   -  Oct 20, 2006
Mr O'Gorman also said the surgeon denied afterwards that he agreed to carry out a gastrectomy first and checked to see if the cancer had spread. ... RTE.ie

New data on weight loss surgery helps justify investment   -  Oct 13, 2008
Also new this year is another type of weight loss surgery, known as a sleeve gastrectomy, which is gaining popularity around the world. ... Bizjournals.com

The Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy With Or Without Duodenal Switch   -  Mar 24, 2007
Despite the fact that the vertical sleeve gastrectomy is not as well know or as widely performed as many other forms of weight loss surgery it nonetheless ... Buzzle

New sleeve gastrectomy procedure offers new option for weight loss …   -  Oct 19, 2009
By Liz Shaw | Flint Journal. View full sizeHollyn Johnson | Flint JournalDebra Slocum cuts tomatoes in the Lapeer Church of Christ soup kitchen for their ... MLive.com

What Are The Different Types Of Bariatric Procedures, And Is One...   -  Feb 1, 2009
There's a newer procedure that's gaining some popularity which is called the sleeve gastrectomy. And that has the advantage of the band in that it's easier ... ABC News

gastrectomy | Definition of gastrectomy | HighBeam.com: Online …   -  Jul 12, 2006
Find out what gastrectomy means: The Oxford American College Dictionary has the definition of gastrectomy. Research related newspaper, magazine, ... Pay-Per-View - Oxford American College Dictionary - HighBeam Research

Study Shows Vertical Gastrectomy Is Safe, Effective Treatment For …   -  May 5, 2007
A study published in a recent issue of the medical journal Surgical Endoscopy found that vertical sleeve gastrectomy is an effective surgical option in ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

260-kg man undergoes surgery to lose weight   -  Aug 28, 2008
He underwent laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy — a weight loss procedure in which the size of the stomach is reduced by 85 per cent by surgically removing a ... Expressindia.com

BBC NEWS / HEALTH   -  Jul 10, 2009
The operation is called gastrectomy, and involve either the partial or total ... A total gastrectomy means that the throat, or oesophagus is connected ... BBC News

… FAMILY ELEVEN FAMILY MEMBERS UNDERGO GASTRECTOMY   -  Jun 20, 2006
...(OC) We're gonna tell you about an amazing family facing terrible odds and an uncertain future by making a stunning decision. Eleven members of a single ... Pay-Per-View - ABC News Now: Guilt or Innocence - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Sleeve gastrectomy may trump gastric banding in the short term.( …   -  Sep 1, 2008
Sleeve gastrectomy may trump gastric banding in the short term.(Gastroenterology)(Brief article) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Gastrectomy; Open and laparoscopic approaches to pylorus-preserving …   -  Oct 25, 2005
2005 OCT 25 - (NewsRx.com) -- Open and laparoscopy-assisted approaches to pylorus-preserving gastrectomy (PPG) are both feasible surgical techniques. ... Pay-Per-View - Cancer Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Pouch vs. No Pouch Following Total Gastrectomy: Meta-Analysis and …   -  Aug 11, 2009
Correspondence: Ralf Gertler, MD, Department of Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Ismaningerstrasse 22, Munich 81675, ... Nature.com

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy With Duodenal Switch   -  Feb 8, 2007
The duodenal switch form of weight loss surgery, which is in effect a vertical sleeve gastrectomy with an added duodenal switch, can be a very effective ... Buzzle

… Surgery Consultant's 40kg Weight Loss After Vertical Sleeve Gastrec...   -  Feb 3, 2010
...“Dr Cierny decided I would be a good candidate for the Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve) operation. It has become very popular in the last few years, ... prudentpressagency.com

… ; Modified stapling technique improves outcome of distal gastrectomy...   -  Apr 19, 2005
K. Takeuchi and colleagues at Tone Chuo Hospital in Gunma presented a "technique of performing distal gastrectomy followed by side-to-end gastroduodenostomy ... Pay-Per-View - Science Letter - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Sleeve gastrectomy precludes need for subsequent bypass.( …   -  Aug 1, 2006
Sleeve gastrectomy precludes need for subsequent bypass.(Gastroenterology)(Clinical report) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Novel minimally invasive surgery to treat stomach cancer patients   -  Apr 16, 2009
..."Laparoscopic gastrectomy is an excellent option for certain patients with the disease, and for those patients, this approach has the same success rate as ... Oneindia

Gastrectomy; Open and laparoscopic approaches to pylorus-preserving …   -  Oct 29, 2005
2005 OCT 29 - (NewsRx.com) -- Open and laparoscopy-assisted approaches to pylorus-preserving gastrectomy (PPG) are both feasible surgical techniques. ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Sleeve Gastrectomy to Lose Weight on KFYR-TV North Dakota's NBC …   -  Mar 20, 2008
Those who have considered drastic measures for weight loss probably know the options available to them, including the lap band, gastric bypass surgery and ... KFYR-TV

Lightness of being for 200 kg after surgery   -  Jan 16, 2009
In India, he found the success rate of sleeve gastrectomy surgery in Artemis high and contacted Deep Goel, head of its Minimal Invasive and Bariatric ... Hindu

… ; Modified stapling technique improves outcome of distal gastrectomy...   -  Apr 24, 2005
K. Takeuchi and colleagues at Tone Chuo Hospital in Gunma presented a "technique of performing distal gastrectomy followed by side-to-end gastroduodenostomy ... Pay-Per-View - Medical Devices & Surgical Technology... - Factiva, from Dow Jones

DDW: Coke Works for Post-Gastrectomy Endoscopy   -  May 27, 2008
By John Gever, Staff Writer, MedPage Today. SAN DIEGO, May 27 -- Among the things that go better with Coke is gastric endoscopy in patients with partial ... MedPage Today

… : ORLive Presents: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) Weight...   -  Aug 28, 2007
BATON ROUGE, LA--(Marketwire - August 28, 2007) - On Tuesday, August 28 at 6:00 pm CDT, join surgeons at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in ... marketwire.com

Stomach surgery solves her health woes   -  Aug 16, 2009
Sleeve gastrectomy: The stomach is 'tubularised' to resemble the rest of the gastro-intestinal tract. Stomach volume is reduced by 80 per cent or more. ... AsiaOne

Sleeve gastrectomy precludes need for subsequent bypass.( …   -  Aug 1, 2006
DALLAS -- Laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a safe first-stage procedure for high-risk, superobese patients whose weight and size complicate ... $4.95 - Internal Medicine News - ECNext

… ; Modified stapling technique improves outcome of distal gastrectomy...   -  Apr 18, 2005
K. Takeuchi and colleagues at Tone Chuo Hospital in Gunma presented a "technique of performing distal gastrectomy followed by side-to-end gastroduodenostomy ... Pay-Per-View - Cancer Vaccine Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

26-Year-Old North Carolina Man Has Stomach Removed to Prevent …   -  Mar 2, 2009
Prior to having a gastrectomy, the clinical name for removal of the stomach, one of Chelcun's twice annual biopsies detected potentially cancerous cells. ... FOXNews

Gastrectomy obesity surgery performed through vagina   -  Feb 10, 2008
US surgeons have succeeded in removing part of a patient's stomach through her vagina, paving the way for a new, less invasive form of obesity surgery. ... Private Healthcare UK

… Cancer; Complications occurred after gastrectomy with jejunal...   -  Mar 14, 2006
..."We report a rare case of proximal gastrectomy complication as a result of a severe dilatation of a jejunal pouch interposed for reconstruction. ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Gastrectomy; Diagnosis and treatment of postgastrectomy syndromes …   -  Feb 1, 2005
2005 FEB 1 - (NewsRx.com & NewsRx.net) -- A researcher reviews the diagnosis and treatment of postgastrectomy syndromes in a recent issue of Best Practice ... Pay-Per-View - Science Letter - Factiva, from Dow Jones

REMINDER: ORLive Presents: Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Gastrectomy   -  Oct 23, 2008
NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - October 23, 2008) - Surgeons at Vanderbilt Medical Center are hosting a live, one-hour webcast to demonstrate a new surgical ... marketwire.com

… –Assisted ERCP in Patients With Billroth II Gastrectomy or Roux-en...   -  Oct 6, 2009
...(SBE)-assisted endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in patients with Billroth II gastrectomy (B-II) or Roux-en-Y anastomosis (RY). ... Nature.com

Clinical Implications of Founder and Recurrent CDH1 Mutations in …   -  Jun 6, 2007
Prophylactic gastrectomy has the potential to eliminate the risk of gastric cancer in gene carriers, 5-7 while surveillance and other strategies for breast ... Journal of American Medical Association - Journal of American Medical Association...

Gastrectomy; Diagnosis and treatment of postgastrectomy syndromes …   -  Feb 6, 2005
2005 FEB 6 - (NewsRx.com & NewsRx.net) -- A researcher reviews the diagnosis and treatment of postgastrectomy syndromes in a recent issue of Best Practice ... Pay-Per-View - Medical Devices & Surgical Technology... - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Sleeve Gastrectomy   -  Nov 2, 2009
For patients who are very obese, traditional methods of weight loss (diet and exercise) are often not enough to help them lose a significant amount of ... WTVQ

… : ORLive Presents: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectom...   -  Jan 15, 2008
...in St. Augustine, Florida and a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy performed at Holy Cross Hospital, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Both procedures were recorded ... marketwire.com

Fat's in the fire   -  Dec 23, 2009
Procedures like gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and duodenal switch ... In Kinnar's case, the sleeve gastrectomy procedure involved the ... Indian Express

Gastrectomy; Diagnosis and treatment of postgastrectomy syndromes …   -  Feb 5, 2005
2005 FEB 5 - (NewsRx.com & NewsRx.net) -- A researcher reviews the diagnosis and treatment of postgastrectomy syndromes in a recent issue of Best Practice ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Carving out the slim man from every fat man through surgery   -  Oct 8, 2009
Although the sleeve gastrectomy procedure that Bharvesh underwent for weight loss in June 2006 was risky, it was very much necessary. ... Daily News & Analysis

gastrectomy -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia   -  Jun 5, 2008
...surgical removal of all or part of the stomach, a procedure that is used to treat peptic ulcers. The operation eliminates the gastric-acid-secreting ... Subscription - Encyclopedia Britannica

Neoadjuvant Therapy for Gastric Cancer   -  Aug 1, 2005
Total gastrectomy for proximal cancers is complicated by postoperative morbidity and quality-of-life impairment. Combined-modality therapy may improve ... Cancer Network

Mumbai weight-loss surgery inspires 270-kg man in city   -  Oct 9, 2009
Shah cut his stomach and conducted a sleeve gastrectomy where the stomach is now a vertical one and the curvature has been removed. ... Indian Express

Impact of socio-economic deprivation on death rates after surgery for...   -  Feb 22, 2006
Following gastrectomy, the death rates showed smaller and nonsignificant associations ... In all, 4832 patients had a gastrectomy, of which 65% were male. ... Nature.com

A case of post-gastrectomy acute pancreatitis   -  Oct 16, 2009
Gastrectomy is commonly performed for both benign and malignant lesions. Although the incidence of post-gastrectomy acute pancreatitis (PGAP) is low ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

St. Francis Offers New Weight Loss Procedure   -  Jan 2, 2008
...“The sleeve gastrectomy doesn't involve rerouting or reconnecting of intestines ... Within one to two years after a sleeve gastrectomy, patients in medical ... insideindianabusiness.com

ASMBS: Gastric Banding Less Effective than Other Procedures   -  Jul 2, 2009
Readmission rates were 6% of sleeve gastrectomy patients and 1.3% with ... "Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy appears to allow greater weight loss in all BMI ... MedPage Today

A gut feeling   -  Jun 20, 2006
Allen never doubted the decision; he had his gastrectomy on Feb. 14, 2005, at Stanford University. That day, Dr. Jeff Norton operated on Allen and his ... $2.95 - Daily Reflector - NewsBank

American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) 25th...   -  Jun 15, 2008
Sleeve gastrectomy with enteral bypass has advantages over sleeve gastrectomy alone. Both excluding and including treatment failure data from clinical ... Medscape

Genesis to Webcast Sleeve Gastrectomy Weight-Loss Surgery   -  Feb 4, 2009
DAVENPORT, IA--(Marketwire - January 16, 2009) - OR-Live will premiere a Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure from Davenport, Iowa, during a live interactive ... marketwire.com

Adjuvant Chemoradiation Offers No Additional Benefit to D2- …   -  Mar 10, 2009
PHOENIX, Ariz -- March 10, 2009 -- Adjuvant chemoradiation provides no survival benefit to patients with gastric cancer who are treated with gastrectomy and ... DG News

Erbitux drug can reverse rare stomach disorder, report researchers   -  Nov 25, 2009
Previously, the only effective treatment was gastrectomy - surgical removal of the stomach. The targeted cancer drug cetuximab, brand name Erbitux, ... News-Medical.net

A New Take on Weight Loss   -  Jan 10, 2009
Vertical sleeve gastrectomy can be performed laparoscopically, ... Although vertical sleeve gastrectomy is considered a relatively new procedure, ... Gant Daily

Gastric Cancer   -  Dec 14, 2009
Distal subtotal gastrectomy (if the lesion is not in the fundus or at the ... Proximal subtotal gastrectomy or total gastrectomy, both with distal ... WebMD

Health: New Weight Loss Surgery   -  Apr 18, 2008
..."In a sleeve gastrectomy, what we're doing is trimming down the stomach over a ... A sleeve gastrectomy is still major surgery and more research is needed. ... CBS 3

Patient undergoes laparoscopic surgery   -  Apr 9, 2009
...for the first time in this region, a surgical procedure called 'laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy' on a patient who had 'morbid obesity.' ... News International - The News International

A case of Cowden's syndrome presenting with gastric carcinomas and …   -  Oct 9, 2008
The patient underwent a total gastrectomy, omentectomy and cholecystectomy. In addition to the gastric carcinomas, the gastrectomy specimen revealed the ... Nature.com

Cleveland v. Mann, No. 2005-CA-00924-SCT (Miss. 08/31/2006)   -  Aug 31, 2006
On September 17, 2002, John D. Mann underwent a total gastrectomy for stomach cancer. This surgery was performed by Dr. Kenneth Cleveland at Central ... $2.95 - Mississippi Supreme Court - VersusLaw

Phase I study of S-1, docetaxel and cisplatin combination chemotherapy...   -  May 31, 2007
After five courses, he underwent total gastrectomy with lymph node dissection (D2) and partial hepatectomy and was proven to be histologically CR at all ... Nature.com

The Role of Gastric Distention in Differentiating Recurrent Tumor...   -  Jun 15, 2005
Total gastrectomy is the preferred procedure for advanced gastric cancer of the ... Subtotal gastrectomy seems more commonly performed on patients with ... RedOrbit

New Minimally Invasive Surgery Option for Patients with Stomach Cancer   -  Apr 15, 2009
..."Laparoscopic gastrectomy is an excellent option for certain patients with the ... The first laparoscopic gastrectomy performed at MSKCC was in 2001, ... newswise.com

Living: Accent section, lifestyle, entertainment, fashion, pets | The...   -  Jun 24, 2007
Sleeve gastrectomy emerged in the late 1980s as part of a procedure called the biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, which limits food absorption. ... Palm Beach Post

Gastric Cancer; Studies advance knowledge in gastric cancer research   -  Mar 28, 2006
..."A total of 32 patients who underwent gastrectomy with extended ... Study 2: Minimally invasive laparoscopic distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer is as ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Asiaone - S'pore firm offers   -  Aug 17, 2009
Sleeve gastrectomy: The stomach is 'tubularised' to resemble the rest of the gastro-intestinal tract. Stomach volume is reduced by 80 per cent or more. ... AsiaOne

Gastric banding vs sleeve gastrectomy   -  Sep 20, 2005
Er "gastric banding" og "sleeve gastrectomy by lap" det samme?? Jeg er 160 cm høy og veier rundt 90 kg. Jeg har vært i kontakt med Dr. Baltasar i Spania mtp ... Lommelegen.no

Stomach cancer   -  Apr 11, 2009
Removing a portion of the stomach (subtotal gastrectomy). During subtotal gastrectomy, the surgeon removes only the portion of the stomach affected by ... CNN

For some people, surgery the only route to long-term weight loss   -  Jan 18, 2010
The fastest-growing procedure is sleeve gastrectomy, which involves removing about ... After a gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy, the patient requires ... earthtimes.org

New Minimally Invasive Surgery Option for Patients with Stomach...   -  Apr 15, 2009
..."Laparoscopic gastrectomy is an excellent option for certain patients with ... "Laparoscopic gastrectomy is a technically advanced surgical procedure," Dr. ... Pay-Per-View - Ascribe Higher Education News Service - HighBeam Research

Surgery solution: Decades-old procedure helps weight-loss patient   -  Nov 21, 2009
Kristina Barker/Journal staff Marc Summers had a sleeve gastrectomy ... The sleeve gastrectomy surgery is a "decades-old surgery," used only in cases where ... Rapid City Journal

PAND Does Not Improve Survival in Gastric Cancer   -  Jul 30, 2008
July 30, 2008 — Radical gastrectomy with extended (D2) removal of ... The clinical value of systematic PAND in addition to D2 gastrectomy in curable gastric ... Medscape

… Medicine; Dai-kenchu-to improved stasis of patients with total...   -  Oct 3, 2006
Seventeen patients who underwent total gastrectomy with jejunal pouch interposition for gastric cancer in the Department of Surgery of Osaka University ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

I now have leak in stomach   -  Jun 6, 2008
Sam said that the sleeve gastrectomy itself cost about $2000, but his wife estimated that the hospital bill has already hit $15000, after subsidies. AsiaOne

Press Release: Surgeon Training Features New Procedures in Weight …   -  May 18, 2006
Moreover, it appears that sleeve gastrectomy patients do not encounter the late ... However, perhaps not all patients will benefit from sleeve gastrectomy, ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

After weight-loss surgery, families help each other stay on track   -  Jan 15, 2010
He had a type of bariatric surgery called sleeve gastrectomy, designed for severely obese people. ... They both chose the sleeve gastrectomy procedure. ... News & Observer

Genetics Provide One Family With a Death Sentence--and An Escape; …   -  May 24, 2006
4, 2004, Bradfield became the first of six of the cousins to have her gastrectomy performed by Norton. She narrowly missed being the first cousin to take ... RedOrbit

Cut the flab, cut the cost   -  Dec 13, 2009
While sleeve gastrectomy costs Rs 3 to Rs 3.5 lakh, gastric imbrication costs below Rs ... In sleeve gastrectomy where a portion of the stomach is cut off, ... Times of India

Surgeon Training Features New Procedures in Weight Loss Surgery.   -  May 18, 2006
Moreover, it appears that sleeve gastrectomy patients do not encounter the late ... However, perhaps not all patients will benefit from sleeve gastrectomy, ... Free with registration - PR Newswire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Laparoscopic Surgery Feasible for Patients With Operable Gastric...   -  Apr 21, 2009
April 21, 2009 — Laparoscopic gastrectomy might be a feasible option for ... However, experience with laparoscopic gastrectomy is extensive in Japan and ... Medscape

Regione autonoma Valle d'Aosta - ANSA Vallée d'Aoste   -  Jun 23, 2009
...bendaggi regolabili, la gastroplastica verticale, la sleeve gastrectomy, il bypass gastrodigiunale, la diversione bilio pancreatica, il duodenal switch. ... ANSA Valle d'Aosta

University of Otago, New Zealand; Researchers from University of...   -  Jan 2, 2007
..."After 20 years of age, delaying prophylactic gastrectomy carries significant risk, particularly if the alternative is surveillance by white-light ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Low plasma ghrelin level in gastrectomized patients is accompanied...   -  Jan 4, 2005
Gastrectomy significantly reduces circulating ghrelin concentrations. ... Gastrectomy is a state of acquired chronic hypoghrelinemia that may require ... Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and...



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