Navigation Links
Before Weight Loss Surgery One Should Get Tested for Bacteria

People who are considering weight loss surgery should probably be tested to see if they carry common bacteria responsible for // gastrointestinal disorders, say researchers according to findings of a recent study. Helicobacter pylori bacteria, is known to cause ulcers and has also been linked to stomach cancer. However researchers are baffled as to how this bacteria impacts people undergoing gastric bypass surgery a weight loss operation in which food is directed past most of the intestinal tract .

Researchers assessed 99 patients evaluated for gastric bypass surgery to determine if they carried the bacteria. Results showed about a quarter of the patients did have the bacteria present in their guts and among that group, nearly half who had the surgery reported gastrointestinal symptoms after the operation. The study also showed that about 19 percent of patients showed no signs of the bacteria prior to the surgery.

Researchers believe their findings suggest a need to test and treat patients before surgery is performed and since H. pylori can be eradicated with treatment researchers say that eradication should be considered for symptom relief and for lowering the long-term risks of ulcer disease and cancer.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Controlling Allergies Before They Start
2. Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate Can Now Be Predicted Before Birth
3. Avoid Coffee Before Undergoing PET/ CT scans
4. Soy Benefits May Not Be As Much As Thought Before
5. Aspirin Benefits Cardiac Disease Patients, Even Before Surgery
6. Consuming Vinegar Before A Meal Found To Help Dieters Eat Less
7. Ovarian Cancer Presents ‘Target Symptoms’ Six Months Before Diagnosi
8. Hormone Treatment Before Radiation for Prostate Cancer
9. Cervical Cancer Vaccine Twice As Effective Before Onset Of Sexual Activity
10. Hepatitis C Virus To Be Screened Before Blood Transfusion
11. Cancer Patient Protests Before Assembly
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/14/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 13, 2017 , ... ... Body and Soul, incorporating a magnesium-rich Mediterranean diet may lower the risk of ... and Lounge notes that the many health and wellness benefits linked to a ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... ... ... The 18th European Congress: Perspectives in Lung Cancer will be held in Madrid ... expertly designed to meet the educational needs of European oncology clinicians and researchers who ... Giorgio V. Scagliotti, Professor of Oncology at the University of Torino, and organized by ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... ... January 13, 2017 , ... An inventor from Pahrump, Nev., used an unsavory medical experience to ... wear a Foley catheter and urine bag for a half year due to lazy bladder," ... that there should be a better way to do this." , He then designed and ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... ... January 13, 2017 , ... Friday, January 13 at 5 ... game room, increasing the size of the location to 90,000 square feet. , Included ... golf course that takes customers on an educational tour of the historic route, with ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... ... January 13, 2017 , ... As the nation watches this month’s ... of colleges and schools of education across the country is urging a fundamental reconsideration ... of Principles released today, 175 deans sounded the alarm: “Our children suffer when we ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/13/2017)... Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" ... leading specialty hospital management solution provider and operator of ... in China , announced that it ... Trust Co., Ltd. ("ZRT"). The Company signed ... Taihe Healthcare Fund in October 2016. The total amount of ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... 2017  Biologics Prescribers Collaborative (BPC) applauds ... for issuing final guidance calling for distinguishable ... is an important win for patients and ... pharmacovigilance, patient safety and transparency. ... FDA, we remain concerned with "random" suffixes called for ...
(Date:1/12/2017)... -- Cervical cancer test market in Asian region is growing ... declining women population, Japan has highest ... Indonesia is dominating in cervical cancer testing population ... rising sum of structured cervical cancer programs introduced by governments ... are some of the major growth drivers for the growth ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: