• Baseline cortical activation to food pictures associated with change in weight, hunger, cognitive restraint, and disinhibition following bariatric surgery 

    Ness, Abigail Rose (2014-03-17)
    Introduction: Recent research suggests that bariatric surgery may be associated with functional brain changes. Baseline functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) food motivation paradigms may reveal particular patterns ...
  • Diving for PURLs (March 2013) 

    Brown, Dionna; Bello, Jennifer; Sharma, Umang; Egan, Mari E. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-03)
    In the PURLs series, we attempt to select and summarize all new research studies that should change your clinical practice. Diving for PURLs will provide you with a synopsis of important studies that may not meet all of ...
  • Metabolic and autonomic nervous system effects of bariatric surgery 

    Nelson, Jasmine N. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Despite avid attempts, non-surgical methods such as diet aids, behavioral modification and exercise are typically unsuccessful in achieving long term weight loss in the obese. However, bariatric surgery maintains a 65 ...
  • An obesity remedy for diabetes 

    Neutze, Dana; Egan, Mari E.; Mounsey, Anne L. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-01)
    Consider bariatric surgery for patients with diabetes who are obese; surgery is associated with higher remission rates than medical therapy, regardless of the amount of weight lost. Strength of recommendation B: Based ...
  • What are the indications for bariatric surgery in an obese patient? 

    Odom, Michael Ryan; Otero, Luis (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2014-01)
    What are the indications for bariatric surgery in an obese patient? Evidence-based answer: Bariatric surgery can be considered in patients with body mass index (BMI) between 32 and 34 kg/m2 with severe diabetes (HbA1c >9%) ...
  • What are the indications for bariatric surgery? 

    Pentin, Pamela L.; Nashelsky, Joan (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2005-07)
    No studies evaluate the commonly used indications for bariatric surgery. Consensus guidelines suggest that the surgical treatment of obesity should be reserved for patients with a body-mass index (BMI) >40 kg/m2 or with ...
  • What are the indications for pediatric bariatric surgery? 

    Wright, Stephanie; Magrini, Amanda; Lu, Marcia (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2014-02)
    What are the indications for pediatric bariatric surgery? Evidence-Based Answer: Bariatric surgery in the pediatric age group results in significant weight loss. Current indications for bariatric surgery in adolescents ...