There are recent studies out that suggest that levels of colorectal cancer development tend to be higher in those who have undergone weight loss surgery. While weight loss surgery is often seen as being one of the last solutions in terms of weight loss, there are a number of negative health effects that it appears […]
Generally those who embark on weight loss surgery have an increased risk of gallstones, and in turn, a risk of developing pancreatitis. However, according to new researchers, the subset of patients with acute pancreatitis have no greater risk for mortality from this health condition and even have shorter hospital stays and use fewer health care […]
You may be surprised to learn that obesity doesn’t strike just one type of person. Obesity strikes, men, women, old, middle age, and children. Among the young weight loss surgery patients, there seems to be a large number of excessively obese individuals. Approximately 40 percent of those that are obese under the age of 25 […]
Dr. Ismael Cabrera, MD, travels to Vienna, Austria to attend the latest IFSO. As part of Dr. Cabrera’s usual continuing education, Dr. Ismael Cabrera took time off to continue his education about the latest in weight loss surgery.
A study performed at Kaiser Permanente on different ethnicities who undergo gastric bypass looks at how much certain ethnicities lose, in comparison to others. The study was published in the Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases Journal and found that non-Hispanic white patients were losing more than those who Hispanic or of African American descent. […]
In Chicago, Illinois a study’s findings show that even two years after weight loss surgery, patients are still dealing with bone loss density, even after they are done losing weight. The findings of this study appeared at the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society meeting in 2014. It included results of the two-year […]
Anesthesiologists like to be aware of the intraoperative pulse pressure variation or PPV for a patient, but there is a cost involved in this knowledge which comes in the form of how invasive the arterial line or A-line is. It is beneficial to note, then, that there are current technological innovations which are drastically changing […]
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., Dec. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Mexico Bariatric Center (MBC), a leading bariatric surgery healthcare company, offers bariatric candidates a chance to win a free weight loss surgery*(eligibility, restrictions, and limitations apply) for attending our bariatric seminar.
Obesity is a growing public health problem in the United States as well as in other parts of the world. Overweight patients are more and more turning to bariatric surgery to help them lose the extra pounds and trim their waistline. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 37.5% of […]
According to a recent study, gastric bypass surgery patients see a dramatic impact on their heart disease risk especially morbidly obese patients. This increase has been found in the number of gastric bypass surgeries from 29,000 procedures in 1999 to more than 200,000 alone in 2012. The surgery does give people without risk, but as […]