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Tag Archives: RYGB
Preventing Weight Gain After Gastric Bypass
A procedure called transoral outlet reduction can reverse weight gain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), according to a controlled clinical trial published in the July issue of Gastroenterology. Although these results were achieved using a superficial suction-based device, greater levels … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged bariatric surgery, dilation, gastric bypass, gastrojejunostomy, GJ stoma, reduction, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, RYGB, Surgery, weight gain, Weight Loss 4 Comments
What are the Complications of Weight Loss Surgery?
Bariatric surgery is effective treatment for obesity and its related disorders. Yet as increasing numbers of patients undergo this procedure, gastroenterologists encounter a growing number of complications. A Perspective article in the April issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology discusses common … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged adverse event, bariatric surgery, Bleeding, Complications, gastric bypass, nausea, RYGB, Side Effects, ulcer, vomiting, weight regain 13 Comments
Molecular Mechanisms of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Many of the beneficial effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), including improved glucose homeostasis, require the actions of melanocortin-4 receptors (MC4Rs) on autonomic neurons, according to the March issue of Gastroenterology. Fasting glycemia often improves within days of RYGB (see … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged bariatric surgery, calorie intake, diet, high-fat, MC receptor, melanocortin, mouse model, nervous system, neuron, Obesity, RYGB, stomach Leave a comment
Does Menopause Affect Outcomes from Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Estradiol increases body weight loss and satiation effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) in ovariectomized rats, according to the August issue of Gastroenterology. Approximately ~85% of bariatric surgery procedures are performed on women, but little is known about the effects … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged efficacy, GLP-1 secretion, hormone, menopause, Obesity, outcome, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, RYGB, satiety, weight gain, weight-loss surgery 3 Comments