• Gastric BalloonGastric Balloon

    Gastric Balloon

  • Gastric BandGastric Band

    Gastric Band

  • Sleeve GastrectomySleeve Gastrectomy

    Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • Mini Gastric BypassMini Gastric bypass

    Mini Gastric bypass

  • Gastric BypassGastric Bypass

    Gastric Bypass

  • Surgery for DiabetiesSurgery for Diabetes

    Surgery for Diabetes

  • Revisional Bariatric SurgeryRevisional Bariatric Surgery

    Revisional Bariatric Surgery

News Updates

  • FDA approves first-ever magnetic device for gallbladder removal

    This article answers five of the most commonly asked questions about what happens immediately after gallbladder removal surgery before discharge from hospital and during the first day of gallbladder surgery recovery at home

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  • New acid reflux treatment ends suffering, long-term cancer risk

    Most of us will have a case of heartburn from time to time, but as many as 20 percent of all Americans live with a chronic condition known as GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease, which can lead to esophageal cancer over time. Over-the-counter medications may give temporary relief from symptoms, but a unique procedure may stop the reflux for good

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  • Colocutaneous Fistula after Open Inguinal Hernia Repair

    The plug-and-patch technique is frequently used for the open repair of inguinal hernias; however, serious complications may arise on rare occasions. We present the case of a 69-year-old patient who presented with a colocutaneous fistula with the sigmoid colon 9 years after the repair of a left sliding inguinal hernia with the plug-and-patch technique

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  • Long-term followup of type of bariatric surgery finds regain of weight, decrease in diabetes remission rates

    While undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy induced weight loss and improvements in obesity-related disorders, long-term followup shows significant weight regain and a decrease in remission rates of diabetes and, to a lesser extent, other obesity- related disorders over time, according to a study published online by JAMA Surgery.

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  • Eating on the move may trigger weight gain in dieters

    The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Surrey in the UK, found that eating while walking could make dieters overeat later on in the day, triggering more overeating than other forms of distraction such as watching TV or chatting with a friend.

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  • Energy expenditure increases after gastric bypass surgery

    Gastric bypass surgery often leads to a sustained weight loss. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have found part of the explanation: the operation enhances energy expenditure such that eating actually helps the person lose weight.

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  • Gastric bypass surgery at ages older than 35 years associated with improved survival

    Lance E. Davidson, Ph.D., of Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, and colleagues examined whether gastric bypass surgery is equally effective in reducing mortality in groups undergoing surgery at different ages. The study was published online by JAMA Surgery.

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  • Mental health conditions common before bariatric surgery

    Bariatric surgery is an accepted method of promoting weight loss in severely obese individuals and of decreasing the risk of obesity-related conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, which are some of the leading causes of preventable death.

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