J M Himpens

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic inflatable band with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    J M Himpens
    Department of Thoracic, Abdominal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, AZ St Blasius Hospital, 50 Kroonveldlaan, Dendermonde 9200, Belgium
    Obes Surg 11:528-31. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Outcomes of revisional procedures for insufficient weight loss or weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Jacques Himpens
    The European School of Laparoscopy, St Blasius General Hospital, Dendermonde, Belgium
    Obes Surg 22:1746-54. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Long-term results of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass: evaluation after 9 years
    Jacques Himpens
    European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 22:1586-93. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Jacques Himpens
    The European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Arch Surg 146:802-7. 2011
  5. pmc Gastric banding - to band or bypass. Adjustable gastric banding: blessing or curse?
    Jacques M Himpens
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Department, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, St Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 90:2-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable pyloric band with fundoplication in bariatric surgery: technique and preliminary results
    Jacques Himpens
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Obesity Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 17:1084-90. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic pyloric exclusion after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography perforation
    J Himpens
    Department of Thoratcic, Abdominal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Saint Blasius General Hospital, Dendermonde 9200, Belgium
    Surg Endosc 16:869. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The gastrojejunostomy in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Jacques M Himpens
    St Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Semin Laparosc Surg 11:171-7. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic restoration of gastrointestinal continuity after duodenal switch
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, 322 rue Haute, Brussels, Belgium
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:451-4. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic placement of non-adjustable silicone ring for weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, 322 rue Haute, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 19:650-4. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic inflatable band with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    J M Himpens
    Department of Thoracic, Abdominal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, AZ St Blasius Hospital, 50 Kroonveldlaan, Dendermonde 9200, Belgium
    Obes Surg 11:528-31. 2001
    ..Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) leaves a large blind gastric segment, which is inaccessible for conventional endoscopy...
  2. doi request reprint Outcomes of revisional procedures for insufficient weight loss or weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Jacques Himpens
    The European School of Laparoscopy, St Blasius General Hospital, Dendermonde, Belgium
    Obes Surg 22:1746-54. 2012
    ..However, late results in terms of weight loss or weight regain are inconsistent and may warrant a second procedure. This retrospective study analyzes the laparoscopic options for revisional surgery after LRYGB...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term results of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass: evaluation after 9 years
    Jacques Himpens
    European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 22:1586-93. 2012
    ..Two patients underwent reversal of their bypass for problems linked to glucose metabolism (one hypoglycemia, one DMII). Patient quality of life was fair. The patient satisfaction remained good in 76 % of the cases...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Jacques Himpens
    The European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Arch Surg 146:802-7. 2011
    ..To determine the long-term efficacy and safety of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) for morbid obesity...
  5. pmc Gastric banding - to band or bypass. Adjustable gastric banding: blessing or curse?
    Jacques M Himpens
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Department, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, St Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 90:2-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable pyloric band with fundoplication in bariatric surgery: technique and preliminary results
    Jacques Himpens
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Obesity Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 17:1084-90. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion according to Scopinaro is an extremely effective operation for weight loss, but carries significant morbidity in terms of metabolic deficiencies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic pyloric exclusion after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography perforation
    J Himpens
    Department of Thoratcic, Abdominal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Saint Blasius General Hospital, Dendermonde 9200, Belgium
    Surg Endosc 16:869. 2002
    ..The postoperative sequellae were very comparable to those of elective laparoscopic common bile duct exploration. We believe this approach is interesting, especially in the current era of frequent litigation...
  8. ncbi request reprint The gastrojejunostomy in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Jacques M Himpens
    St Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Semin Laparosc Surg 11:171-7. 2004
    ..The handsewn anastomosis, which seems to offer some advantages over the mechanical technique, is being performed with increased frequency. The three techniques are described here and discussed in the light of our own experience...
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic restoration of gastrointestinal continuity after duodenal switch
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, 322 rue Haute, Brussels, Belgium
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:451-4. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic placement of non-adjustable silicone ring for weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, 322 rue Haute, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 19:650-4. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Reinforcing the staple line during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: prospective randomized clinical study comparing three different techniques
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, rue Haute, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 20:462-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to randomly compare three techniques in LSG: no staple line reinforcement (group 1), buttressing of the staple line with Gore Seamguard (group 2), and staple line suturing (group 3)...
  12. doi request reprint Feasibility and technique of laparoscopic conversion of adjustable gastric banding to sleeve gastrectomy
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:72-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, safety, and short-term efficacy of the conversion of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) because of inadequate weight loss...
  13. doi request reprint Laparoscopic seromyotomy for long stenosis after sleeve gastrectomy with or without duodenal switch
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 19:495-9. 2009
    ..We report our experience in nine patients presenting a long stenosis, not eligible for endoscopic balloon dilation, and treated by laparoscopic seromyotomy after ISG or SG/DS...
  14. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized study comparing two different techniques for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Obesity Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 17:1435-41. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) represents a relatively new restrictive operation for obesity. We report a prospective randomized study comparing two different techniques of performing this procedure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Robotic fundoplication: from theoretic advantages to real problems
    Renato Costi
    Clinique de Chirurgie Digestive, CHU Saint Pierre, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Coll Surg 197:500-7. 2003
  16. doi request reprint Laparoscopic conversion of adjustable gastric banding and vertical banded gastroplasty to duodenal switch
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:678-83. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized study between laparoscopic gastric banding and laparoscopic isolated sleeve gastrectomy: results after 1 and 3 years
    Jacques Himpens
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Obesity Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 16:1450-6. 2006
    ..Isolated sleeve gastrectomy (SG), is less common, but more invasive and with a higher learning curve. The aim of this prospective randomized study was to compare the results of GB and SG after 1 and 3 years of surgery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic conversion of the gastric bypass into a normal anatomy
    Jacques Himpens
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Obesity Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 16:908-12. 2006
    ..Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) is considered as a non-reversible procedure. We report the laparoscopic conversion of RYGBP into a normal anatomy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Role of laparoscopy in the management of visceral injuries following abdominal stab wounds
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:713-8. 2007
    ..Laparoscopy offers several advantages in the treatment of abdominal stab wounds. In this paper, we report our experience during 2004, where hemodynamically stable patients with stab wounds were managed laparoscopically...
  20. doi request reprint Completely staple-free hand-sewn laparoscopic anastomosis in colorectal surgery
    David Lipski
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:282-5. 2008
    ..The postoperative stay was uneventful, with a total hospital stay of 6 days. CSHLCA is feasible and can lower the cost of the laparoscopic procedure. It may be considered in countries with limited access to mechanical staplers...