Laparoscopic gastric plication versus mini-gastric bypass surgery in the treatment of morbid obesity: a randomized clinical trial

Article in Press Laparoscopic gastric plication versus mini-gastric bypass surgery in the treatment of morbid obesity: a randomized clinical trial Sattar Darabi, M.D. , Mohammad Talebpour, M.D. , Atefeh Zeinoddini , Reza Heidari Received 18 December 2012; accepted 20 July 2013. published online 26 July 2013. Abstract Background Laparoscopic gastric plication (LGP) is emerging as a safe and effective […]

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Versus Mini-Gastric Bypass for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity

Ann Surg. 2005 July; 242(1): 20–28. doi:  10.1097/01.sla.0000167762.46568.98 PMCID: PMC1357700 Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Versus Mini-Gastric Bypass for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity A Prospective Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Wei-Jei Lee, MD, PhD,* Po-Jui Yu, RN,† Weu Wang, MD,* Tai-Chi Chen, MD,* Po-Li Wei, MD,* and Ming-Te Huang, MD* Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Objectives: This […]

My Lap-Band disaster; BY RAYYA ELIAS

http://www.salon.com/2013/07/08/my_lap_band_disaster/ MONDAY, JUL 8, 2013 04:30 PM PDT My Lap-Band disaster Doctors said I wasn’t fat enough for weight-loss surgery. But I got it done anyway — and suffered the consequences BY RAYYA ELIAS TOPICS: BODY WARS, LIFE STORIES, LAP BAND, WEIGHT LOSS, ADDICTION, EDITOR’S PICKS, LIFE NEWS I tipped the scales at 206 pounds, and I was miserable. I needed to get […]

From Mindless to Mindful Practice — Cognitive Bias and Clinical Decision Making Pat Croskerry, M.D., Ph.D. N Engl J Med 2013; 368:2445-2448June 27, 2013

Perspective From Mindless to Mindful Practice — Cognitive Bias and Clinical Decision Making Pat Croskerry, M.D., Ph.D. N Engl J Med 2013; 368:2445-2448June 27, 2013DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1303712 Share:   Article References Audio Interview Interview with Dr. Pat Croskerry on widespread cognitive biases and ways of counteracting them for accurate diagnosis. (17:18) Listen Download The two major […]

New Video! – Failure of Sleeve, Band & RNY, Success of Mini-Gastric Bypass

Failure of Sleeve, Band & RNY.Power of Mini-Gastric Bypass Medscape Medical News: Bypass Surgery for Diabetes With Nonmorbid Obesity? MaybeMarlene Busko: Jun 04, 2013 Not metioned in the abstract: There were 22 serious complications in 60 RNY gastric-bypass patients (36%); 2 most serious complications Anastomotic leaks (3.3%) 1 patient suffered anoxic brain injury and amputation. […]

New Video! – Failure of Sleeve, Band & RNY, Success of Mini-Gastric Bypass

Failure of Sleeve, Band & RNY.Power of Mini-Gastric Bypass Medscape Medical News: Bypass Surgery for Diabetes With Nonmorbid Obesity? MaybeMarlene Busko: Jun 04, 2013 Not metioned in the abstract: There were 22 serious complications in 60 RNY gastric-bypass patients (36%); 2 most serious complications Anastomotic leaks (3.3%) 1 patient suffered anoxic brain injury and amputation. […]