TITLE

Laparoscopic Adjustable Silicone Gastric Banding: Complications

AUTHOR(S)
DeMaria, Eric J.
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Aug2003, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p271
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is a procedure that is now approved by the Federal Drug Administration for use in the United States to treat morbid obesity. Numerous complications can occur as a result of the device. These include both early technical complications as well as long-term problems such as esophageal dilatation and failed weight loss. While improvements in surgical technique may decrease early technical complications such as gastric prolapse, long-term follow-up studies will be required to determine the ultimate success of this device in controlling severe obesity.
ACCESSION #
10823661

 

Related Articles

  • Laparoscopic Total Gastric Vertical Plication in Morbid Obesity. Talebpour, Mohammad; Amoli, Bazman S. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Dec2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p793 

    Background: The aim of this study was to introduce a new technique, total gastric vertical plication (TGVP), as a restrictive operation. It has the same result of weight loss as others with minimal risk of complication and very low cost, especially in developing countries. Methods: This...

  • Bypass surgery for obesity.  // British Medical Journal;11/27/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6047, p1278 

    Examines the efficacy of intestinal bypass surgery for the management of obesity. Procedure of the bypass; Rate of operative complication; Explanation for the change of eating habit; Evaluation of weight loss after surgery.

  • U.S. experience with 749 laparoscopic adjustable gastric bands: intermediate outcomes. Parikh, M.; Fielding, G.; Ren, C.; Parikh, M S; Fielding, G A; Ren, C J // Surgical Endoscopy;Dec2005, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p1631 

    Background: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) has consistently been shown to be a safe and effective treatment for morbid obesity, especially in Europe and Australia. Data from the U.S. regarding the LAGB has been insufficient. This study reveals our experience with 749...

  • Device-Related Reoperations After Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. Lyass, Sergey; Cunneen, Scott A.; Haghiike, Masanobu; Misra, Monali; Burch, Miguel; Khalili, Theodore M.; Furman, Gary; Phillips, Edward H. // American Surgeon;Sep2005, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p738 

    Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is considered a relatively safe weight loss procedure with low morbidity. When complications occur,, obstruction,, erosion, and port malfunction require reoperation. We retrospectively reviewed our experience with 270 consecutive patients who...

  • Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion with a Duodenal Switch for Morbid Obesity: A Feasibility Study in Pigs. de Csepel, John; Burpee, Stephen; Jossart, Gregg; Andrei, Valeriu; Murakami, Yasasuke; Benavides, Sebastian; Gagner, Michel // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Apr2001, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p79 

    Background and Purpose: Biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch is an emerging open procedure that appears as effective as other bariatric operations. Our goal was to determine the safety and feasibility of performing this procedure using a laparoscopic approach in a porcine model....

  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: Surgical Technique. Ren, Christine J.; Fielding, George A. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Aug2003, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p257 

    Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is an effective and safe surgical treatment for morbid obesity. Initial experience with the Lap-Bandâ„¢ system (Inamed Health, Santa Barbara, California) in the United States and Australia has demonstrated that surgical technique can affect outcomes in...

  • Laparoscopic gastric band surgery was more effective than an intensive nonsurgical intervention for weight loss in mild-to-moderate obesity.  // ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p41 

    The article presents a study related to laparoscopic gastric band surgery for treating mild to moderate obesity. Around 80 patients ranging between 20 to 50 years of age, associated with comorbid conditions were selected for the trial. After the intensive period, the patients were asked to...

  • Laparoscopic surgical concepts of morbid obesity. Miller, K.; Hell, E. // Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery;Dec2003, Vol. 388 Issue 6, p375 

    Background. According to the WHO, obesity and obesity with associated morbidity constitute a chronic, multi-factorial condition requiring treatment. Conservative treatment has been shown in long-term studies to be ineffective in morbid obesity. Surgical treatments break down into restrictive,...

  • Comparison of Results of Laparoscopic Gastric Banding and Consecutive Intragastric Balloon Application at 18 Months: A Clinical Prospective Study. Peker, Yasin; Coskun, Halil; Bozkurt, Suleyman; Cin, Necat; Atak, Tuba; Genc, Hudai // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p471 

    Background: Obesity is a serious health problem that leads to serious physical and psychological problems. The methods used in treating obesity include diet and behavioral changes, pharmacotherapy, and surgery. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) and intragastric balloon (IGB)...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics