Weight Loss And Early And Late Complications-the International Experience


Weight Loss And Early And Late Complications-the International Experience

Following its launch in 1993, the LAP-BAND (INAMED Health, Santa Barbara, CA) has been used extensively across the world for the treatment of obesity, and data on protection and effectiveness can be found now. This review draws on the literature and our very own clinical patient base to provide an overview of the early and late problems associated with LAP-BAND placement and its own effects on weight loss. It has proved to be a safe process amazingly.

A report examining international data on laparoscopic adaptable gastric bands determined 3 deaths in 5,827 patients (approximately 1 in 2,000). In our series of 1,120 patients, there have been no deaths and no life-threatening perioperative complications. Significant early problems occurred in 17 (1.5%) of our patients; past due problems have been more common, during our early experience especially. Prolapse of the stomach through the band occurred in 125 (25%) of our first 500 patients but has occurred in only 28 (4.7%) of our last 600 patients. Erosion of the band into the abdomen occurred in 34 patients (3%); all occurred in the first 500 patients.

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No erosions have happened within the last 600 patients. Both problems are treated laparoscopically by removal and replacing. Combined international data show that weight loss after LAP-BAND placement is characterized by steady progressive weight loss over a 2- to 3-year period, accompanied by stable weight out to 6 years. The benefit is reflected by This pattern of adjustability.

For the international series, the percent excess weight reduction (%EWL) at 2 years has been between 52% and 65%. In our series, %EWL at 5 years and 6 years was 54% and 57%, respectively. The LAP-BAND is demonstrating to be extremely safe, able to help good weight loss, and in a position to maintain weight reduction as time passes.

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The production of inflammatory mediators by stomach adipose cells may link obesity and insulin resistance. We identified the impact of systemic degrees of interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein on insulin level of sensitivity after weight loss via Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Severely obese individuals (n 5 15) were evaluated at baseline with six months after surgery.

Insulin level of sensitivity was determined by frequently sampled intravenous glucose tolerance testing at the same time factors. Visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue amounts were quantified by computed tomography. Interleukin-6 and C-reactive proteins were assessed by enzyme-linked immunoassay in plasma and in adipose cells biopsies. Correlation analysis was used to determine organizations between insulin awareness and other outcome variables.