Tag: "duodenal" at biology news
For super-obese patients, duodenal switch beats gastric bypass
...rsity of Chicago found that a newer operation, the duodenal
switch, produced substantially better weight-loss ...Annals of Surgery, the researchers report that the duodenal
switch (DS) produced greater weight loss than the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) by all measures in...
Stomach receptor for H. pylori discovered
...mach. "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 School of Medicine. "H. pylori alters acid production and can lead to increased acid outputs which c...