Simon Biron

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Twenty years of biliopancreatic diversion: what is the goal of the surgery?
    Simon Biron
    Department of Surgery, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 14:160-4. 2004
  2. pmc LINE-1 methylation in visceral adipose tissue of severely obese individuals is associated with metabolic syndrome status and related phenotypes
    Valérie Turcot
    Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, 2440 Hochelaga Blvd, Quebec City, G1V 0A6, Canada
    Clin Epigenetics 4:10. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Duodenal switch improved standard biliopancreatic diversion: a retrospective study
    Picard Marceau
    Department of Surgery, Laval University, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:43-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Changes in predicted cardiovascular disease risk after biliopancreatic diversion surgery in severely obese patients
    Marie Eve Piché
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Metabolism 63:79-86. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Perioperative complications in a consecutive series of 1000 duodenal switches
    Laurent Biertho
    Department of Surgery, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:63-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Is biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch indicated for patients with body mass index <50 kg/m2?
    Laurent Biertho
    Department of Surgery, Division of Bariatric and General Surgery, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:508-14. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference is useless to assess the prevalence of metabolic abnormalities in severely obese women
    Vicky Drapeau
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 17:905-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Association of LIPA gene polymorphisms with obesity-related metabolic complications among severely obese patients
    Frederic Guenard
    Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2075-82. 2012
  9. doi request reprint DPP4 gene DNA methylation in the omentum is associated with its gene expression and plasma lipid profile in severe obesity
    Valérie Turcot
    Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Institute, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:388-95. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Long-term experience with duodenal switch in adolescents
    Picard Marceau
    Department of Bariatric Surgery, Laval Hospital, Laval University, Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 20:1609-16. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Twenty years of biliopancreatic diversion: what is the goal of the surgery?
    Simon Biron
    Department of Surgery, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 14:160-4. 2004
    ..We explored the pertinence of defining success: a residual BMI <40 or <35 kg/m(2), and the need for reporting results with stratification by initial obesity and length of follow-up...
  2. pmc LINE-1 methylation in visceral adipose tissue of severely obese individuals is associated with metabolic syndrome status and related phenotypes
    Valérie Turcot
    Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, 2440 Hochelaga Blvd, Quebec City, G1V 0A6, Canada
    Clin Epigenetics 4:10. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Duodenal switch improved standard biliopancreatic diversion: a retrospective study
    Picard Marceau
    Department of Surgery, Laval University, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:43-7. 2009
    ..This was a retrospective study, performed 10 years after surgery, to compare the results between biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) with distal gastrectomy (DG) versus BPD with duodenal switch (DS)...
  4. doi request reprint Changes in predicted cardiovascular disease risk after biliopancreatic diversion surgery in severely obese patients
    Marie Eve Piché
    Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Metabolism 63:79-86. 2014
    ..To determine the impact of biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD-DS) surgery on cardiovascular risk profile and predicted cardiovascular risk in severely obese patients...
  5. doi request reprint Perioperative complications in a consecutive series of 1000 duodenal switches
    Laurent Biertho
    Department of Surgery, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:63-8. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Is biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch indicated for patients with body mass index <50 kg/m2?
    Laurent Biertho
    Department of Surgery, Division of Bariatric and General Surgery, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:508-14. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to present our long-term results with the DS in patients with an initial BMI of <50 kg/m(2)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference is useless to assess the prevalence of metabolic abnormalities in severely obese women
    Vicky Drapeau
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 17:905-9. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Association of LIPA gene polymorphisms with obesity-related metabolic complications among severely obese patients
    Frederic Guenard
    Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Institute, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2075-82. 2012
    ..04). These results thus suggest that LIPA polymorphisms contribute to the interindividual variability observed in obesity-related metabolic complications...
  9. doi request reprint DPP4 gene DNA methylation in the omentum is associated with its gene expression and plasma lipid profile in severe obesity
    Valérie Turcot
    Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Institute, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:388-95. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Long-term experience with duodenal switch in adolescents
    Picard Marceau
    Department of Bariatric Surgery, Laval Hospital, Laval University, Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 20:1609-16. 2010
    ..Severe or extreme obesity in children and adolescents is a progressive damaging disease, increasingly requiring surgical treatment. Timing and choice of operation are controversial...
  11. ncbi request reprint Association of OSBPL11 gene polymorphisms with cardiovascular disease risk factors in obesity
    Luigi Bouchard
    Montreal University Community Genomics Medicine Center, Chicoutimi Hospital, Universite de Montreal, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1466-72. 2009
    ..63; P < 0.001), hyperglycemia/diabetes (OR = 1.48; P < 0.004) as well as with MetS per se (OR = 1.56; P < 0.01). These results suggest that the OSBPL11 gene is involved in cholesterol and glucose metabolism in obese individuals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Accelerated satiation after duodenal switch
    Picard Marceau
    Department of Surgery, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:408-12. 2005
    ..It is a test that is well known by physiologists but has never been used clinically. It is based on the observation that repeated pleasant gustatory stimuli turn into unpleasantness in the process of satiation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Duodenal switch: long-term results
    Picard Marceau
    Department of Surgery, Laval University, Laval Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 17:1421-30. 2007
    ..This report summarizes our 15-year experience with duodenal switch (DS) as a primary procedure on 1,423 patients from 1992 to 2005...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gene expression variability in subcutaneous and omental adipose tissue of obese men
    Yonghua Zhang
    Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology Research Center, Laval University Medical Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Gene Expr 14:35-46. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Asthma and sleep apnea in patients with morbid obesity: outcome after bariatric surgery
    Barbara Simard
    Pulmonary Research Unit, Cardiology and Respiratory Institute, Laval University, Laval Hospital, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Obes Surg 14:1381-8. 2004
    ..The authors determined the prevalence of asthma and SAS in morbidly obese patients and the effect of biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD-DS) on these conditions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Waist girth does not predict metabolic complications in severely obese men
    Isabelle Lemieux
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval Hospital Research Center, Laval University, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Diabetes Care 29:1417-9. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in morbid obesity
    Karine Duval
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Laval, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de l Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 16:574-9. 2006
    ..In order to evaluate the impact of severe obesity and its treatment on quality of life (QoL), it would be important to first identify the areas of QoL most likely to be affected by the disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Androgen inactivation and steroid-converting enzyme expression in abdominal adipose tissue in men
    Karine Blouin
    Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology Research Center, Laval University Medical Research Center, Laval University, 2705 Laurier Boulevard T3 67, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G2
    J Endocrinol 191:637-49. 2006
    ..Further studies are required to elucidate whether local androgen inactivation in abdominal adipose tissue is involved in the modulation of adipocyte metabolism and regional fat distribution in men...
  19. ncbi request reprint ZFP36: a promising candidate gene for obesity-related metabolic complications identified by converging genomics
    Luigi Bouchard
    Lipid Research Center, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Surg 17:372-82. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the adipose tissue gene expression profiles of obese men with and without the MS and to apply an integrative genomic approach to propose new candidate genes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison between arterial and venous sampling of circulating hormones, substrates and peptides in severe obesity
    Julie Martin
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 34:E82-7. 2011
    ..The comparability of a given sample site (arterial vs. venous) with regards to blood parameters is yet to be established...
  21. pmc The laval questionnaire: a new instrument to measure quality of life in morbid obesity
    Fanny Therrien
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec affilié à l Université Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:66. 2011
    ..Our objective was to validate a new self-administered questionnaire specific to morbid obesity to be used in clinical trials. The study was carried out at the bariatric surgery clinic of Laval Hospital, Quebec City, Canada...
  22. ncbi request reprint Outcome of pregnancies after biliopancreatic diversion
    Picard Marceau
    Department of Surgery, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Obes Surg 14:318-24. 2004
    ..This is a follow-up report of our initial findings regarding pregnancy and neonatal outcomes in biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) patients, with addition of a new cohort of children born to mothers after BPD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does bone change after biliopancreatic diversion?
    Picard Marceau
    Department of Surgery, Laval Hospital, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:690-8. 2002
    ..Provided that there is close surveillance for metabolic disturbances, the use of appropriate supplements, and the avoidance of malnutrition, the beneficial effects of surgery far outweigh the risk of postoperative bone disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint Omental and subcutaneous adipose tissue steroid levels in obese men
    Chantal Bélanger
    Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology Research Center, Laval University, Canada
    Steroids 71:674-82. 2006
    ..Androgen concentration differences in omental versus subcutaneous adipose tissue suggest a depot-specific impact of these hormones on adipocyte function and metabolism...
  25. ncbi request reprint Metabolic profile in severely obese women is less deteriorated than expected when compared to moderately obese women
    Vicky Drapeau
    Division of Kinesiology, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Obes Surg 16:501-9. 2006
    ..This study aimed to compare the metabolic profile of pre- and postmenopausal severely obese women with moderately obese women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of bariatric surgery on cardiac structure, function and clinical manifestations in morbid obesity
    Paul Poirier
    Department of Cardiology, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie, Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, G1V 4G5, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2:193-201. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, numerous different techniques are still in use today. Weight loss has beneficial impacts on functional and structural cardiac status and will be reviewed in this report...