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Stapling bariatric surgery outcomes better at high-volume hospitals

May 1, 2013
Mortality and morbidity from bariatric surgery are less common at hospitals with high case volumes, according to data presented at the Society of…
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No link between diabetes remission, weight regain after gastric bypass

April 25, 2013
Weight regain among diabetic patients who have undergone gastric bypass is not associated with remission of diabetes, according to data presented at…
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Patients with GERD benefit from lower esophageal sphincter electrical stimulation

April 24, 2013
Electrical stimulation of the lower esophageal sphincter may be a safe and effective treatment for proximal GERD, according to data presented at the…
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Cholecystectomy recipients showed improvements after 3 weeks

April 23, 2013
Patients who underwent cholecystectomy reported significant reductions in pain and fatigue, as well as improved bowel and physical function, within 3…
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Age, male sex increased in-hospital mortality risk for bariatric surgery patients

April 23, 2013
Advanced age, male sex and comorbidities such as congestive heart failure increased in-hospital mortality among bariatric surgery recipients…
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Robotic sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass similarly effective in morbidly obese

April 22, 2013
Morbidly obese patients who underwent robotic sleeve gastrectomy or robotic gastric bypass experienced similar weight loss with few complications…
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Cholecystocholedocholithiasis treatment methods comparable

April 22, 2013
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with intraoperative endoscopic sphincterotomy and common bile duct exploration are each safe, effective and minimally…
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Revisional surgery safe, effective after adjustable gastric banding failure

April 22, 2013
Patients who underwent adjustable gastric banding but either did not lose weight or experienced complications safely benefited from revisional…
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Geography, insurance, hospital type impacted use of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer

April 19, 2013
The prevalence of laparoscopic surgery to treat colorectal cancer varied based on geographical location, hospital type and patient insurance status…
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Geography, insurance, hospital type impacted use of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2013
The prevalence of laparoscopic surgery to treat colorectal cancer varied based on geographical location, hospital type and patient insurance status…