Mika Helmiö

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint SLEEVEPASS: a randomized prospective multicenter study comparing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass in the treatment of morbid obesity: preliminary results
    Mika Helmiö
    Department of Surgery, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Surg Endosc 26:2521-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A 5-year prospective quality of life analysis following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity
    Mika Helmiö
    Department of Surgery, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, Turku, 20521, Finland
    Obes Surg 21:1585-91. 2011
  3. pmc Weight loss after bariatric surgery reverses insulin-induced increases in brain glucose metabolism of the morbidly obese
    Jetro J Tuulari
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Diabetes 62:2747-51. 2013

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Publications3

  1. doi request reprint SLEEVEPASS: a randomized prospective multicenter study comparing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass in the treatment of morbid obesity: preliminary results
    Mika 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...
  2. doi request reprint A 5-year prospective quality of life analysis following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity
    Mika 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)...
  3. pmc Weight loss after bariatric surgery reverses insulin-induced increases in brain glucose metabolism of the morbidly obese
    Jetro 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. ..