Franco Favretti

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient management after LAP-BAND placement
    Franco Favretti
    Obesity Center, University of Padova, Regional Hospital, Contra Chioare, 13, 36100, Vicenza, Italy
    Am J Surg 184:38S-41S. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight loss and postoperative complications in morbidly obese patients with binge eating disorder treated by laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 15:195-201. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Postoperative management of laparoscopic gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 13:121-7. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcome in morbidly obese women before and after laparoscopic gastric banding
    Annunziata Lapolla
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani n 2, 35100, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 20:1251-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The gastric band: first-choice procedure for obesity surgery
    Franco Favretti
    Department of Surgery and Obesity Center, Regional Hospital, 36100, Vicenza, Italy
    World J Surg 33:2039-48. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint High ghrelin concentration is not a predictor of less weight loss in morbidly obese women treated with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 16:1068-74. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Weight loss and changes in use of antidiabetic medication in obese type 2 diabetics after laparoscopic gastric banding
    Gianni Segato
    Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital of Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:132-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Preoperative weight loss by intragastric balloon in super-obese patients treated with laparoscopic gastric banding: a case-control study
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 14:671-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver volume and visceral obesity in women with hepatic steatosis undergoing gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Obes Res 10:408-11. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint An adjustable silicone gastric band for laparoscopic treatment of morbid obesity--technique and results
    Franco Favretti
    Obesity Center, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Surg Technol Int 10:109-14. 2002

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient management after LAP-BAND placement
    Franco Favretti
    Obesity Center, University of Padova, Regional Hospital, Contra Chioare, 13, 36100, Vicenza, Italy
    Am J Surg 184:38S-41S. 2002
    ..Communication and collaboration with the patient's primary care provider are important. All of the elements above are necessary to provide the comprehensive care that contributes to optimal patient outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight loss and postoperative complications in morbidly obese patients with binge eating disorder treated by laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 15:195-201. 2005
    ..The authors investigated the outcome of morbidly obese patients with binge eating disorder (BED) treated surgically with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding...
  3. ncbi request reprint Postoperative management of laparoscopic gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 13:121-7. 2003
    ..The authors investigated the postoperative management of morbidly obese patients treated by laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) with the Lap-Band System...
  4. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcome in morbidly obese women before and after laparoscopic gastric banding
    Annunziata Lapolla
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani n 2, 35100, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 20:1251-7. 2010
    ..Increasing numbers of pregnancies are seen in obese women treated surgically with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB). We compared their maternal and fetal outcomes with obese women without LAGB and normal-weight controls...
  5. doi request reprint The gastric band: first-choice procedure for obesity surgery
    Franco Favretti
    Department of Surgery and Obesity Center, Regional Hospital, 36100, Vicenza, Italy
    World J Surg 33:2039-48. 2009
    ..Overall, LAGB provides a safe, effective intervention for obese patients and remains our first-choice procedure for bariatric surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint High ghrelin concentration is not a predictor of less weight loss in morbidly obese women treated with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 16:1068-74. 2006
    ..We analyzed the role of high plasma ghrelin concentrations at surgery as a negative predictor of weight loss in morbidly obese patients treated with laparoscopic gastric banding (LAGB)...
  7. doi request reprint Weight loss and changes in use of antidiabetic medication in obese type 2 diabetics after laparoscopic gastric banding
    Gianni Segato
    Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital of Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:132-7. 2010
    ..We analyzed the weight loss and changes in use of diabetic medication in obese patients with type 2 diabetes treated with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Preoperative weight loss by intragastric balloon in super-obese patients treated with laparoscopic gastric banding: a case-control study
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 14:671-6. 2004
    ..The authors investigated the usefulness of preoperative treatment with the BIB intragastric balloon in super-obese patients before undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver volume and visceral obesity in women with hepatic steatosis undergoing gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Obes Res 10:408-11. 2002
    ..To investigate the relationships between visceral obesity and hepatic steatosis in obese patients undergoing adjustable silicone gastric banding with the LAP-BAND...
  10. ncbi request reprint An adjustable silicone gastric band for laparoscopic treatment of morbid obesity--technique and results
    Franco Favretti
    Obesity Center, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Surg Technol Int 10:109-14. 2002
    ..This procedure, using the laparoscopic approach , has been performed in our institutions since 1992. The goals of this article are to describe both our standardized surgical technique that minimized the morbidity rate and its results...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparative long-term mortality after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding versus nonsurgical controls
    Luca Busetto
    Servizio Terapia Medica e Chirurgica dell Obesità, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:496-502; discussion 502. 2007
    ..The net effect of bariatric surgery on total mortality is still controversial. Gastric bypass has been shown to reduce the relative risk of death, but similar data with LABG are still lacking...
  12. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery improves atherogenic LDL profile by triglyceride reduction
    Sabina Zambon
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 19:190-5. 2009
    ..Objective of this study was to determine the relations between plasma phospholipid fatty acid composition and the presence of small dense LDL particles in morbidly obese patients treated with laparoscopic gastric banding (LAGB)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in 1,791 consecutive obese patients: 12-year results
    Franco Favretti
    Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital Vicenza, Italy
    Obes Surg 17:168-75. 2007
    ..This study examines 1,791 consecutive laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) procedures with up to 12 years follow-up. Long-term results of LAGB with a high follow-up rate are not common...
  14. ncbi request reprint Progress in implantable gastric stimulation: summary of results of the European multi-center study
    Maurizio De Luca
    Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital of Vicenza, Italy
    Obes Surg 14:S33-9. 2004
    ..The LOSS (Laparoscopic Obesity Stimulation Survey) is a prospective non-randomized trial which enrolled 69 patients involving 11 investigator centers in 5 European Countries. In 19 patients, ghrelin was analyzed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcome predictors in morbidly obese recipients of an adjustable gastric band
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 12:83-92. 2002
    ..The authors investigated the outcome predictors in obese patients who underwent laparoscopic adjustable banding with the Lap-Band...
  16. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of weight loss on the cardiovascular risk factors in morbidly obese patients
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Unviersity of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Res 12:1256-63. 2004
    ..To analyze the short-term effects of weight loss on the cardiovascular risk factors in morbidly obese patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of morbid obesity with the Transcend Implantable Gastric Stimulator (IGS): a prospective survey
    Franco Favretti
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
    Obes Surg 14:666-70. 2004
    ..The implantable gastric stimulator (IGS), a pacemaker-like device, has been found to be safe and effective to induce and maintain weight loss. We present our experience with 20 morbidly obese patients...
  18. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in the elderly
    Luca Busetto
    Universita degli Studi di Padova, Clinica Medica 1, Padova, Italy
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:334-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) in older patients registered in the database of the Italian Group for Lap-Band Gruppo Italiano Lap-Band (GILB)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Avoiding postoperative complications with the LAP-BAND system
    Hadar Spivak
    San Jacinto Methodist Hospital, 4301 Garth Road, Suite 209, Baytown, Texas 77521, USA
    Am J Surg 184:31S-37S. 2002
    ..Surgeons and patients should adopt strategies that will help avoid complications and be sensitive to any indication of their emergence...