M A L Fobi

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The surgical technique of the Fobi-Pouch operation for obesity (the transected silastic vertical gastric bypass)
    M A Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Bellwood General Hospital, Bellflower 90706, USA
    Obes Surg 8:283-8. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Access to the bypassed stomach after gastric bypass
    M A Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Bellflower, CA 90706, USA
    Obes Surg 8:289-95. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Panniculectomy adjuvant to obesity surgery
    D Igwe
    Tri City Regional Medical Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 10:530-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Revision of failed gastric bypass to distal Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a review of 65 cases
    M A Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716, USA
    Obes Surg 11:190-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparative evaluation of stapled versus transected silastic ring gastric bypass: 6-year follow-up
    M A Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Hawaiian Gardens, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 11:18-24. 2001
  6. pmc Surgical treatment of obesity: a review
    M A L Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:61-75. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Choosing an operation for weight control, and the transected banded gastric bypass
    Mathias A L Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Hawaiian Gardens, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 15:114-21. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastric bypass in patients with BMI < 40 but > 32 without life-threatening co-morbidities: preliminary report
    Mal Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, 21520 S Pioneer Blvd, Ste 204, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716, USA
    Obes Surg 12:52-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic cholecystectomy with gastric bypass operation: incidence of gallbladder disease
    Mal Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Tri City Regional Hospital, Hawaiian Gardens, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 12:350-3. 2002

Collaborators

  • D Igwe
  • M Stanczyk
  • J Tambi
  • H Lee
  • B Felahy

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint The surgical technique of the Fobi-Pouch operation for obesity (the transected silastic vertical gastric bypass)
    M A Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Bellwood General Hospital, Bellflower 90706, USA
    Obes Surg 8:283-8. 1998
    ..Our results and those of other surgeons who have used this modification substantiate the rationale for the modifications entailed in the FPO. Our longer-term experience and results are being compiled for publication...
  2. ncbi request reprint Access to the bypassed stomach after gastric bypass
    M A Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Bellflower, CA 90706, USA
    Obes Surg 8:289-95. 1998
    ..A radio-opaque marker placed around the gastrostomy site enables easy radiological localization of and thus easy percutaneous access to the bypassed stomach. The surgical technique is presented...
  3. ncbi request reprint Panniculectomy adjuvant to obesity surgery
    D Igwe
    Tri City Regional Medical Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 10:530-9. 2000
    ..They can benefit from panniculectomy done concurrently with gastric bypass (GBP) or subsequently after significant weight reduction, usually 18 months after the GBP...
  4. ncbi request reprint Revision of failed gastric bypass to distal Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a review of 65 cases
    M A Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716, USA
    Obes Surg 11:190-5. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparative evaluation of stapled versus transected silastic ring gastric bypass: 6-year follow-up
    M A Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Hawaiian Gardens, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 11:18-24. 2001
    ..The effect of transecting vs. stapling the stomach in continuity in the banded gastric bypass (GBP) operation was studied...
  6. pmc Surgical treatment of obesity: a review
    M A L Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:61-75. 2004
    ..Patients undergoing surgery for obesity need lifelong nutritional supplements and medical monitoring...
  7. ncbi request reprint Choosing an operation for weight control, and the transected banded gastric bypass
    Mathias A L Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Hawaiian Gardens, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 15:114-21. 2005
    ..Recommendations are made for choosing an operation for weight control based on effectiveness and safety...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastric bypass in patients with BMI < 40 but > 32 without life-threatening co-morbidities: preliminary report
    Mal Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, 21520 S Pioneer Blvd, Ste 204, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716, USA
    Obes Surg 12:52-6. 2002
    ..These patients may not respond to non-surgical treatment of obesity any better than those with BMI > 40. The question has been raised whether to offer them surgical intervention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic cholecystectomy with gastric bypass operation: incidence of gallbladder disease
    Mal Fobi
    Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Tri City Regional Hospital, Hawaiian Gardens, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 12:350-3. 2002
    ..A study was undertaken to determine the incidence of pathologic gallbladders in patients undergoing this prophylactic cholecystectomy...