Tag Archives: Upper GI

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Inflammatory Markers Recover to Normal Levels…

Inflammatory markers recover to normal levels following bariatric surgery
The aim of this study was to assess the soluble CD40 ligand (sCD40L) and other factors implicated in coagulation (plasminogen activator inhibitor 1, antithrombin III, and fibrinogen) and inflammation (C-reactive protein) in …

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Prevalence of Alcohol…

Prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders Before and After Bariatric Surgery
This study aimed to determine the prevalence of pre- and post-operative alcohol use disorders (AUD) and independent predictors of postoperative AUD. A prospective cohort study  of adults who underwent bariatric surgery …

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Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery…

Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery Performed at Accredited vs Non-accredited Centers
The aim of this study was to analyze the perioperative outcomes of bariatric surgery performed at accredited vs non-accredited centers (based on volume). Of the 35,284 bariatric operations performed during the …

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Complications and Nutrient Deficiencies…

Complications and Nutrient Deficiencies Two Years After Sleeve Gastrectomy
The aim of this study was to investigate patient outcomes and nutritional deficiencies following sleeve gastrectomy (SG) during a median follow-up of two years. 100 patients (female: male = 59:41) with a …