- SLEEVEPASS: a randomized prospective multicenter study comparing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass in the treatment of morbid obesity: preliminary resultsMika Helmiö
Department of Surgery, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
Surg Endosc 26:2521-6. 2012..The aim of this study was to determine the preliminary 30-day morbidity and mortality of RYGB and SG in a prospective multicenter randomized setting...
- A 5-year prospective quality of life analysis following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesityMika Helmiö
Department of Surgery, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, Turku, 20521, Finland
Obes Surg 21:1585-91. 2011..In addition to actual weight loss and the possible resolution of obesity-related co-morbidities following bariatric surgery, another widely recognized important outcome measure is the improvement of quality of life (QOL)...
- Weight loss after bariatric surgery reverses insulin-induced increases in brain glucose metabolism of the morbidly obeseJetro J Tuulari
Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
Diabetes 62:2747-51. 2013..We conclude that obesity is associated with increased insulin-stimulated glucose metabolism in the brain and that this abnormality can be reversed by bariatric surgery. ..