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Laparoscopic gastric plication in the morbidly obese adolescent patient.
Semin. Pediatr. Surg.
PUBLISHED: 02-05-2014
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Childhood obesity is a significant problem. Due in part to suboptimal weight loss with lifestyle intervention alone, bariatric surgery, combined with ongoing lifestyle changes, has become a favorable approach in adolescents with severe obesity and weight-related comorbidities and is associated with effective weight loss and reducing weight-related comorbidities. Laparoscopic greater curvature plication is a promising new bariatric surgical procedure that has been shown to be effective in adults with severe obesity but has not been evaluated in the adolescent population. Gastric plication may be a particularly attractive approach for the adolescent patient as it is potentially reversible, does not involve the surgical removal of tissue, and is without a significant malabsorptive component. Our team has obtained approval from our Institutional Review Board to perform a laparoscopic greater curvature plication on 30 adolescent patients with severe obesity and study its effect on weight loss, metabolic effects, and psychological functioning in the setting of a multidisciplinary program. Results of this study, including comprehensive clinical and psychological data collected over a 3.5-year span, will inform larger prospective investigations comparing the laparoscopic greater curvature plication and other bariatric operations in the adolescent population.
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Systematic review on reoperative bariatric surgery: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Revision Task Force.
Surg Obes Relat Dis
PUBLISHED: 01-30-2014
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Reoperative bariatric surgery has become a common practice in many bariatric surgery programs. There is currently little evidence-based guidance regarding specific indications and outcomes for reoperative bariatric surgery. A task force was convened to review the current evidence regarding reoperative bariatric surgery. The aim of the review was to identify procedure-specific indications and outcomes for reoperative procedures.
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Incisionless revision of post-Roux-en-Y bypass stomal and pouch dilation: multicenter registry results.
Surg Obes Relat Dis
PUBLISHED: 02-13-2010
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Surgical revision for weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has been tempered by the high complication rates associated with standard approaches. Endoluminal revision of stoma and pouch dilation should intuitively confer a better risk profile. However, questions of clinical safety, durability, and weight loss need to be answered. We report our multicenter intraoperative experience and postoperative follow-up to date using the Incisionless Operating Platform for this patient subset.
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Safety and effectiveness of bariatric surgery: Roux-en-y gastric bypass is superior to gastric banding in the management of morbidly obese patients: a response.
Patient Saf Surg
PUBLISHED: 07-11-2009
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The recent article by Guller, Klein, Hagen was reviewed and discussed by the authors of this response to critically analyze the validity of the conclusions, at a time when patients and providers depend on peer reviewed data to guide their health care choices. The authors of this response all have high volume bariatric surgery practices encompassing experience with both gastric bypass and gastric banding, and have made significant contributions to the peer reviewed literature. We examined the assumptions of the paper, reviewed the main articles cited, provided more evidence from articles that were included in the materials and methods of the paper, but not cited, and challenge the conclusion that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is superior to gastric banding.
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JoVE Visualize is a tool created to match the last 5 years of PubMed publications to methods in JoVE's video library.

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We use abstracts found on PubMed and match them to JoVE videos to create a list of 10 to 30 related methods videos.

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In developing our video relationships, we compare around 5 million PubMed articles to our library of over 4,500 methods videos. In some cases the language used in the PubMed abstracts makes matching that content to a JoVE video difficult. In other cases, there happens not to be any content in our video library that is relevant to the topic of a given abstract. In these cases, our algorithms are trying their best to display videos with relevant content, which can sometimes result in matched videos with only a slight relation.