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Weight-Loss Surgery Options Compared in Super-Obese

... duodenal switch may be more effective than gastric bypass, ... June 2 (HealthDay News) -- A technique called duodenal switch surgery may be more effective than gastric ... separate from the rest of the stomach, but with duodenal switch surgery, the stomach is reshaped into a ...

Computer simulation at the duodenal stump after gastric resection

... pressure can be the dominant cause of duodenal suture dehiscence, but still many pathological ... element method, to study flow and mixing in the duodenal junction after distal gastric resection and a ... A was defined with a shorter and almost straight duodenal section, while case B has a much longer and ...

The prevalence of gluten-sensitive enteropathy in iron-deficient anemia patients

... antibody (tTG) levels were evaluated and duodenal biopsies were taken and scored according to the ... based on a positive serological test and abnormal duodenal histology. Gluten free diet (GFD) was advised for ... of anemia was in parallel with the severity of duodenal lesions. Twenty-two GSE patients (73.3%) had no ...

A strange case of upper obstructive syndrome

... Computed tomography (CT) scan showed in the third duodenal segment the presence of an area with the ... prosthesis adherent to the third duodenal portion (comma sign) (Figure 1). Microbiological ... aortic prosthesis crossing the third segment of duodenal wall occluding the intestinal lumen (Figure 2). ...

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Expert, Dr. Paul Cirangle, Speaks at Annual American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Meeting

... presented different topics pertaining to the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, the duodenal switch, Lapband and Realize band procedures. Dr. Cirangle and Dr. ... Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy , and the duodenal switch. These procedures are all done laparoscopically, with very little ...

Hawaii's Most Experienced and Only Fellowship-Trained Weight Loss Surgeon Now Coming to Hilo

... Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy , and the duodenal switch. Dr. Cirangle is also the only surgeon in Hawaii and San Francisco ... vertical sleeve gastrectomy, lapband, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, duodenal switch or GERD treatment with the EsophyX™ procedure should research ...

Horizon Therapeutics announces 2 pivotal HZT-501 Phase 3 trials meet primary endpoints

... proportion of patients who develop endoscopically diagnosed gastric and/or duodenal ulcers during the 24-week treatment period, as compared to ibuprofen, in ... 501 resulted in a statistically significant reduction in gastric and/or duodenal ulcers versus treatment with ibuprofen alone. Treatment with both ...

Bowel prep oral sodium phosphate equal to fasting before capsule endoscopy for obscure GI bleeding

... time (i.e., the time from the first gastric image to the time of the first duodenal image), small bowel transit time (i.e., the time from the first duodenal image to the time of the first cecal image), and whether or not the cecum ...

Bariatric Advantage Participates in Social Networks

... and post-operative for all bariatric surgical procedures including gastric bypass, gastric sleeves, adjustable gastric banding as well as duodenal switch. You can Bariatric Advantage at: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/profile.php?id=1738189168&ref=profile ...

Drug Limits Stomach Trouble in Patients Taking Low-Dose Aspirin

... were found in 4 percent of the famotidine group and in 19 percent of the placebo group. "Famotidine is effective in the prevention of gastric and duodenal ulcers and erosive esophagitis in patients taking low-dose aspirin," concluded Dr. Ali S. Taha, of the University of Glasgow, and colleagues. The ...

Intestinal bacteria associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

... intestinal permeability by looking at urinary excretion of Cr-EDTA. And they examined the integrity of tight junctions within the gut through duodenal biopsies. "The main findings of this study are that both intestinal permeability and the prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth are ...

Medinox Announces Clinical Results of Naproxen Prodrug

... (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA). The use of NSAIDs is associated with serious side effects, the most frequent being an increased rate of gastric and duodenal ulcers. In the United States alone, the direct costs of treating ulcer complications associated with NSAID use exceed $4 billion a year. Serious ...

Revolutionary Procedure for the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Now Possible in San Francisco Thanks to Dr. Paul Cirangle

... loss surgeries; the adjustable gastric band (LAP-BAND® and REALIZE™), Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy , and the duodenal switch. These procedures are all done laparoscopically, with very little downtime. Dr. Cirangle advises that anyone interested in the ...

Watson Launches Omeprazole Delayed-Release Capsules, 40MG

... is the generic equivalent to AstraZeneca's Prilosec(R) Delayed-Release Capsules USP and is indicated for the short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer. For the 12-months ending March 2008, Prilosec(R) Delayed-Release Capsules and its generic equivalents had total U.S. sales of approximately ...

Watson Receives Final Approval of Omeprazole Delayed-Release Capsules

... is the generic equivalent to AstraZeneca's Prilosec(R) Delayed-Release Capsules USP and is indicated for the short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer. For the 12-months ending March 2008, Prilosec(R) Delayed-Release Capsules and its generic equivalents had total U.S. sales of approximately ...

Novel toxin receptor discovered for ulcer-causing stomach pathogen

... symptoms). For a percentage of the infected, however, the bacterium packs a nasty punch. H. pylori is responsible for most human cases of gastric and duodenal ulcers, and long-term infection is a significant risk factor for stomach cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Researchers ...

How to effectively avoid many common complications and liver damage in bile duct exploration?

... the common bile ducts were inspected by fiber choledochoscopy for possible remnant gallstones. After the remnant gallstones were removed and the duodenal papillas were assessed as normal, we sutured the open part of the left intrahepatic duct and the left liver section. Researchers found that ...

Combined stenting and photodynamic therapy improves survival in late stage liver cancer patients

... patients developing cholangitis after therapy with two patients dying as a consequence. Post ERCP pancreatitis was observed in four patients and duodenal perforation in one. Other adverse events in the stent group included a liver abscess (1), perforation (1) and non-St elevation myocardial infarction, ...

Acute pancreatitis and cholangitis: a complication caused by a migrated gastrostomy tube

... tube with the balloon had migrated into the second portion of the duodenum. They diagnosed acute pancreatitis and cholangitis secondary to duodenal obstruction. Her family doctor might have inserted the tube too deeply. After the tube was replaced, her symptoms improved immediately. Five cases ...

Common abdominal pain may be due to a potentially treatable newly recognized inflammatory reaction

... takes place. Eosinophils are white blood cells, part of the immune system, which fight parasites. The researchers cannot yet say whether duodenal esoinophilia is the cause of the pain or an effect of another factor causing the disorder, although Dr. Talley says a casual link remains our ...

For Super-Obese Patients, Duodenal Switch Beats Gastric Bypass

... of Chicago found that a newer operation//, the duodenal switch, produced substantially better weight-loss ... of Surgery, the researchers report that the duodenal switch (DS) produced greater weight loss than the ... weight. In this study, patients undergoing duodenal switch were significantly more likely to achieve ...

Is Nexium? beneficial for patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome?

... with ZES are prone to recurrent gastric and duodenal ulcers; other symptoms include abdominal pain, ... evidence of erosive esophagitis or gastric or duodenal (located in the upper region of the small ... 12 months to check for the presence of gastric or duodenal ulcers and/or erosive esophagitis. NEXIUM was ...

Scientists Discover Non-dietary Therapy For Celiac Diseases

... gluten immunotoxicity within ten minutes under simulated gastric and duodenal conditions. In this tag-team therapy, EP-B2 first cleaved gluten ... gastric conditions that were then easier for PEP to fully detoxify under duodenal conditions. "Our results suggest that recombinant EP-B2 should be ...

Intake of too Much Salt Could Lead to Stomach Ulcer

... to cause ulcers, which affect the digestive track. Found in stomach and duodenum, the H pylori bacterium accounts for up to 90 per cent of duodenal ulcers and up to 80 per cent of gastric ulcers. Many people carry the bacterium without experiencing any symptoms. And some of those who are ...

NewYork-Presbyterian Receives Highest Accreditation for Bariatric Surgery

... is the only option for many obese individuals. We offer the full range of treatment options, including gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, duodenal switch, sleeve gastrectomy and others," says Dr. Fabrizio Michelassi, surgeon-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and the Lewis Atterbury ...

Receptor for H.pylori Identified in Stomach

... can lead to peptic ulcer disease, gastric adenocarcinoma, and non-Hodgkins lymphoma of the stomach. ‘Ulcers are a breach in the gastric or duodenal mucosa and gastric adenocarcinoma is one type of cancer of the stomach,’ explains senior author Dr. Richard M. Peek, Jr. of the Vanderbilt University ...

Patients on NSAIDS have reduced gastric ulcers risk by Nexium?

... NSAID or COX-2 therapy for at least four weeks before and throughout the duration of the six-month trial) at risk of developing a gastric or duodenal ulcer as a result of older age (>60 years) and/or a history of previous gastric ulcers. The results were noted and analyzed for the study. ...

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to challenge patents on drug

... marketing exclusivity to its generic Omeprazole 40 mg capsules by the US Food and Drug Administration. Omeprazole is indicated for the treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers. The FDA granted the marketing exclusivity to Andrx group of the US. The loss of marketing exclusivity is a setback for Dr ...
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