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Relation Between Colorectal Cancer and Weight Loss Surgery

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 to have on the body. As a result, it is important to take a close look at what this research says before you decide to embark on bariatric surgery. Continue reading

New Research Says Bariatric Surgery May Not Worsen Acute Pancreatitis Outcomes

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 resources overall. Continue reading

Exceptional Obesity in Young Weight Loss Surgery Patients

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 years are considered to be super obese individuals. This translates into an obvious failure in many ways of the attempts having been made to reduce the obesity in young people. Continue reading

Dr. Ismael Cabrera attends the 20th World Congress, IFSO in Vienna, Austria 2015

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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. Continue reading

Ethnicity Impacts Results for Gastric Bypass Patients; Hispanic Pateints Lose the Most

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. The study looked at patients of the same BMI and getting the same weight loss procedure. Continue reading

Bone Destiny Loss Could Persist for Over 2 years after Bariatric Surgery

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 study that looked at the bone density loss of patients immediately after bariatric surgery, and how much the density was two years later when their weight was stabilized. Continue reading

Pulse Pressure Variation Alternative without A-Line Invasiveness

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 this landscape, and from this technological improvement comes a device which is significantly less invasive for patients who are morbidly obese. Continue reading

Dr. Ismael Cabrera to Host Bariatric Surgery Seminar in Houston

Dr. Ismael CabreraEL 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. Continue reading

Weight Loss Surgery Becoming More Popular

Obesity is a growing public health problem in the United States as well as 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 American adults are obese and 16% of children and teens are considered obese. With obesity costs rising, medical costs now amount to nearly $147 billion each year. Type II Diabetes, heart disease, and stroke are all some of the leading causes of preventable death in the United States and directly connected to obesity. Continue reading

Study Shows Bariatric Surgery Reduces Heart Risks Post-Op

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 many studies including one from Stanford University, it can have benefits also. Continue reading

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