Results of Revisional Bariatric Surgery: A Single Center Experience
Hakan Seyit, MD and Halil Alis
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 01, 2020
With the increase in demand for bariatric surgery, increasing numbers of patients require revisional surgery due to unwanted outcomes of primary bariatric procedures. There is no ideal bariatric procedure for every patient and all bariatric surgeries have failure rates. We aimed to assess the indications for revisional bariatric surgery and short-term surgical outcomes in this study. Forty-four patients were included. Mean age was 42 years. The primary surgery of cases was distributed with 32 la...
Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among Intermediate Schools Students in Buraydah, KSA
Ahmed Elnadif Elmanssury
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 06, 2020
A cross-sectional study was carried out in a government school in Buraydah, during academic year 2018-2019. All the study population were subjected to a predesigned questionnaire that included questions related to socio-demographic characteristics, life style (physical activity and eating habits) and anthropometric measurements including height, weight and body mass index. This study found a relatively high prevalence of overweight and obesity among intermediate school’s students, aged 13-16 y...
Is Revisional Bariatric Surgery Effective as Primary Surgery?
Hakan Seyit, MD and Halil Alis, Professor
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 29, 2020
The study included randomly selected 350 PS patients for control group and 35 RS patients for study group. Prospectively-collected patient data were retrospectively reviewed. To measure the efficacy of the procedure, we calculated the excess weight loss percentage (EWL%). Effective weight loss was accepted as more than 50%. The changes in the status of the comorbid diseases, complications (leakage, bleeding and stenosis), weight loss, % excessive weight loss (EWL) and mortality were recorded. To...
Upper Gastric Obstruction Related to a Fibrous Scare after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
Tresor Monsere Modia, MD, Marie Dior, MD, Msc, Daniela Calabrese, MD, Henri Duboc, MD, PHD and Benoit Coffin, MD, PHD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 06, 2020
A 31-year-old woman who carried a laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity presented chronic postprandial vomiting and lack of efficacy with weight recovery three years after surgery. The adjustable gastric band was removed but symptoms did not improve. Morphologic and functional tests demonstrated a functional obstruction 5 to 6 cm below the oeso-gastric junction, probably related to a fibrous scare, which could explain symptoms. Laparoscopic procedure confirmed the diagnosis,...