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Bariatric Surgery

Gastric Banding

Endoscopic treatment for iatrogenic achalasia post-laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
Pescarus R, Sharata A, Shlomovitz E, Reavis K, Dunst C, Swanstrom L
Surg Endosc. 2015 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]

PDF  Is there an optimal gastric band stoma size?
Robert G. Snow, John O' Dea
Surgical Endoscopy Vol.24 Supplement 1, S318, April 2010

PDF  Can band fill volume predict gastric band stoma size?
Robert G. Snow, John O' Dea
Gastroenterology Vol. 138, Issue 5, Supplement 1, May 2010, Page S-388

PDF  Does Intraoperative Gastric Band Adjustment to a Targeted Stoma Size Improve Weight Loss? One-year Results of a Feasibility Trial
Robert G. Snow, John O'Dea.
Bariatric Times. 2012;9(1):10–12.

PDF  Adjusting The Gastric Band During Surgery – Is Tighter Better?
R.G. Snow, J. O’Dea
Surg Endosc (2012) 26:S367

PDF  What is the Green Zone ?
The Centre for Obesity Research and Education (CORE), Monash Medical School, Melbourne, Australia, have developed concepts to describe the optimal adjustment state of a gastric band, referring to the “Green Zone” as the point at which the band is most effective for particular patient.
For more details please see the attached.

PDF  Utility of Routine Barium Studies After Adjustments of Laparoscopically Inserted Gastric Bands
David W. Swenson, Marc S. Levine, Stephen E. Rubesin, Noel N. Williams, Kristoffel Dumon
American Journal of Roentgenology:194, January 2010

Comparison of Two Gastric Band (GB) Adjustment Strategies: Intraoperative calibration using the Endoluminal Functional Imaging Probe (EndoFLIP) Plus
Monthly Follow Up vs No Intraoperative adjustment with monthly follow up in the 1st year

A Haddad et al.
Surg Endosc (2013) 27:S304

Feasibility of Intraoperative Gastric Band (GB) Adjustment with EndoFLIP System
A Haddad et al.
Surg Endosc (2013) 27:S304

Gastric Imbrication / Gastric Plication

Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication: An Alternative Restrictive Bariatric Procedure
Almino C. Ramos, MD; Manoel Galvão Neto, MD; Josemberg Marins Campos, PhD; and Claudio Cora Mottin, PhD
Bariatric Times. 2010;7(5):8-10

Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication: Initial Results of an Alternative Restrictive Bariatric Procedure
Almino Ramos & Manoel Galvão Neto & Manoela Galvao & Luis Fernando Evangelista & Josemberg Marins Campos & Álvaro Ferraz
Obes Surg (2010) 20:913-918

Early Complications of 120 Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication
Youssef Andraos, MD; Dany Ziade, MD;Rana Achcouty, MD; and Mariette Awad, PhD
Bariatric Times. 2011;8(9):10–15

Laparoscopic Gastric Greater Curvature Plication: Results and Complications in a Series of 135 Patients.
Skrekas G, Antiochos K, Stafyla VK.
Obes Surg. 2011 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Gastric Imbrication : Future or Fantasy? - Expert Panel Meets to Discuss Major Questions About New Procedure for Weight Loss"
General Surgery News, July 2011

Is intragastric pressure lower in gastric imbrication compared with Sleeve Gastrectomy?
J O’Dea, A McHugh, D Nolan, S Perretta, B Dallemagne
Surg Endosc (2011) 25:S245

ASMBS Policy Statement on Gastric Plication 2011

Video of Gastric Imbrication
Dr. Daniel Cottam demonstrates the first use of EndoFLIP during a Gastric Imbrication bariatric surgery procedure.

Laparoscopic Gastric Plication for the Treatment Of Morbid Obesity: A Review
Michael Kourkoulos et al.
Minimally Invasive Surgery Vol 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/696348

Twelve year experience of laparoscopic gastric plication in morbid obesity:
development of the technique and patient outcomes

M. Talebpour H.S. Mohammad K. Motamedi
Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research 2012, 6:7 doi:10.1186/1750-1164-6-7

Gastric Plication for Morbid Obesity: a Systematic Review
Abdelbaki  TN,  Huang CK, Ramos A, Neto MG, Talebpour M and Saber A
Obes Surg (2012) 22:1633–1639

UK NICE LGCP Guidance 432 November 2012

Gastric Bypass

Stoma size critical to 12-month outcomes in endoscopic suturing for gastric bypass repair.
Thompson CC, Jacobsen GR, Schroder GL, Horgan S.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Gastrojejunal stoma diameter predicts weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Abu Dayyeh BK, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Mar;9(3):228-33

Influence of the actual diameter of the gastric pouch outlet in weight loss after silicon ring Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: an endoscopic study
Mali J Jr, Fernandes FA, Valezi AC, Matsuo T, Menezes Mde A. Obes Surg. 2010 Sep;20(9):1231-5.

Influence of pouch and stoma size on weight loss after gastric bypass
Helen M. Heneghan, M.D., Panot Yimcharoen, M.D., Stacy A. Brethauer, M.D.,Matthew Kroh, M.D., Bipan Chand, M.D.
Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 8 (2012) 408415


Sleeve Gastrectomy

Does sleeve gastrectomy affect the geometry and tone of the gastroesophageal junction?
Silvana Perretta,Antonio D'Urso, Marius Nedelcu, Michel Vix, Bernard Dallemagne, Didier Mutter
Surgical Endoscopy (2016) Volume 30 Issue 1, S61

Intraoperative assessment of the effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on the distensibility of the lower esophageal sphincter using impedance planimetry
Reynolds JL, Zehetner J, Shiraga S, Lipham JC, Katkhouda N.
Surg Endosc. 2016 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Differences of LES Impedance Planimetry in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Laparoscopic Conversion From Gastric Banding to Sleeve Gastrectomy
R Patel, J Zehetner, J Reynold et al
Gastroenterology (2015), Vol. 148, Issue 4, S-608

Endoluminal Anatomy of the Gastric Sleeve: Are we all created equal?
Abel E Bello, MD, Leena Khaitan, MD.
Surg Endosc (2015) 29:S343

Does Sleeve Gastrectomy Bougie Size predict sleeve size
J O’Dea, A McHugh, D Nolan, S Perretta, B Dallemagne
Surg Endosc (2011) 25:S245

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