L Busetto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life in morbid obese candidates to gastric banding
    L Busetto
    Clinica Medica I, Policlinico Universitario, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 17:e93-100. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Bariatric Surgery in Class I Obesity : A Position Statement from the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Obes Surg 24:487-519. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Long-term cardiovascular risk and coronary events in morbidly obese patients treated with laparoscopic gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 10:112-20. 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in morbid obesity: effects of intragastric balloon
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Chest 128:618-23. 2005
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life in morbid obese candidates to gastric banding
    L Busetto
    Clinica Medica I, Policlinico Universitario, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 17:e93-100. 2012
    ..To analyse determinants of self reported health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) in morbid obese patients candidates to laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)...
  2. doi request reprint Bariatric Surgery in Class I Obesity : A Position Statement from the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Obes Surg 24:487-519. 2014
    ..After a careful review of available data about safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery in patients with class I obesity, this panel reached a consensus on ten clinical recommendations. ..
  3. doi request reprint Long-term cardiovascular risk and coronary events in morbidly obese patients treated with laparoscopic gastric banding
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 10:112-20. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze reduction of multiple cardiovascular risk factors and rates of coronary events in morbidly obese patients treated with bariatric surgery and with>10 years of follow-up...
  4. 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...
  5. 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)...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in morbid obesity: effects of intragastric balloon
    Luca Busetto
    Obesity Unit, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Chest 128:618-23. 2005
    ..The effect of weight loss on the size of the upper airways of obese subjects is still unknown. We analyzed the pharyngeal cross-sectional area before and after weight loss in morbidly obese patients with OSAS...
  9. 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)...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Upper airway size is related to obesity and body fat distribution in women
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Obesity Unit, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:559-63. 2009
    ..We demonstrated an inverse association between upper airways size and both adiposity and visceral fat distribution in women...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of weight changes after middle age on the rate of disability in an elderly population sample
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University ofPadova, Via Giustiniani 2, Padova 35128, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1015-21. 2009
    ..To analyze the association between weight loss and weight gain after middle age and the prevalence of late disability...
  13. ncbi request reprint Obesity treatment in elderly outpatients: predictors of efficacy and drop-out
    L Busetto
    Unit for Medical and Surgical Therapy of Obesity, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 14:e56-65. 2009
    ..Very few studies specifically evaluated the outcome of obesity treatment in the aging patients. Aim of this work is therefore the evaluation of the efficacy of medical therapy in a group of obese patients >or=65 years old...
  14. ncbi request reprint Visceral obesity and the metabolic syndrome: effects of weight loss
    L Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:195-204. 2001
    ..In this respect, the characteristically high rate of visceral fat mobilisation can also be seen as a good target for interventions aimed at reducing cardiovascular risk factors...
  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. 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)...
  17. doi request reprint The growing role of bariatric surgery in the management of type 2 diabetes: evidences and open questions
    Luca Busetto
    Unità Bariatrica, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 21:1451-7. 2011
    ..This may be particularly important in patients in which data on long-term efficacy are still not completed, such as in patients with lower BMI levels...
  18. doi request reprint High-protein low-carbohydrate diets: what is the rationale?
    Luca Busetto
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:230-2. 2011
    ..What is the rationale? What mechanisms are involved?..
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Visceral fat and respiratory complications
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 7:301-6. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Visceral fat loss evaluated by total body magnetic resonance imaging in obese women operated with laparascopic adjustable silicone gastric banding
    L Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:60-9. 2000
    ..To investigate the changes of visceral fat, as compared with total and subcutaneous adipose tissue (AT) in obese patients operated with laparascopic adjustable silicone gastric banding (LAP-BAND)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Differences in dietary patterns between older and younger obese and overweight outpatients
    E M Inelmen
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Padova, Clinica Geriatrica Ospedale Giustinianeo 2 piano, Via Giustiniani 2, 35100 Padova, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:3-8. 2008
    ..Transitions from Mediterranean to Western eating habits has been observed, particularly in young people. Thus little information is available on food patterns consumption in overweight/obese Italian elderly...
  23. ncbi request reprint Differential clinical expression of multiple symmetric lipomatosis in men and women
    L Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1419-22. 2003
    ..MSL is associated with high ethanol intake and complicated by somatic and autonomic neuropathy and the infiltration of adipose tissue at the mediastinal level. To date, the disease is considered as largely more prevalent in men...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variation in lipid levels in morbidly obese patients operated with the LAP-BAND adjustable gastric banding system: effects of different levels of weight loss
    L Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 10:569-77. 2000
    ..We analyzed the effects of different levels of body weight loss on the lipid levels of morbidly obese patients operated with the LAP-BAND System...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predictors of low bone mineral density in the elderly: the role of dietary intake, nutritional status and sarcopenia
    A Coin
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Geriatrics Unit, University of Padova, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:802-9. 2008
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  26. ncbi request reprint Predictors of drop-out in overweight and obese outpatients
    E M Inelmen
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science, Division of Geriatrics, University of Padua, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:122-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the impact on drop-out rates of several baseline clinical characteristics of a sample of overweight and obese outpatients...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effects of the surgical removal of subcutaneous adipose tissue on energy expenditure and adipocytokine concentrations in obese women
    Luca Busetto
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Obesity Unit, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:112-20. 2008
    ..To analyze the effects of the surgical removal of subcutaneous adipose tissue by ultrasound-assisted megalipoplasty (UAM) on energy expenditure and adipocytokine concentrations in obese women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic banding: selection and technique in 830 patients
    F Favretti
    Obesity Center, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 12:385-90. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) with the Lap-Band has been our first choice operation for morbid obesity since September 1993. Results in terms of complications and weight loss are analyzed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Changes in fluid compartments and body composition in obese women after weight loss induced by gastric banding
    Giuseppe Sergi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 47:152-7. 2003
    ..Surgical gastric banding procedures induce considerable and rapid weight losses in obese subjects. Nevertheless changes in lean mass and body fluids following these surgical treatments are not well known...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changes in total body and limb composition and muscle strength after a 6-8 weeks sojourn at extreme altitude (5000-8000 m)
    G Sergi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 50:450-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the changes in total and regional body composition, and muscle strength induced by the extreme altitudes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Historical perspective: visceral obesity and related comorbidity in Joannes Baptista Morgagni's 'De sedibus et causis morborum per anatomen indagata'
    G Enzi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:534-5. 2003
    ..He clearly described the association between visceral obesity, hypertension, hyperuricemia, atherosclerosis and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, long before the modern recognition of this syndrome...
  32. ncbi request reprint Omental and epigastric adipose tissue lipolytic activity in human obesity. Effect of abdominal fat distribution and relationship with hyperinsulinemia
    L Busetto
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 25:365-71. 1993
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  33. doi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric rebanding for slippage with pouch dilation: results on 29 consecutive patients
    Mirto Foletto
    Clinica Chirurgica II, Padua University, Via Giustiniani 2, Padua, Italy
    Obes Surg 18:1099-103. 2008
    ..We report the results of synchronous de-rebanding on a prospective series of patients treated at our institution for slippage with pouch dilation...
  34. 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)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Total and regional body composition and energy expenditure in multiple symmetric lipomatosis
    Alessandra Coin
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Geriatrics Division, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Clin Nutr 24:367-74. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate possible alterations in body composition and resting energy expenditure (REE) in type 1 multiple symmetric lipomatosis (MSL)...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Body composition and resting energy expenditure in elderly male patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Giuseppe Sergi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, University of Padua, Padua Italy
    Respir Med 100:1918-24. 2006
    ..Our study investigates nutritional status, resting energy expenditure (REE) and physical performance in elderly patients with stable COPD to identify any early conditions of hypermetabolism, malnutrition and sarcopenia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Body fluid distribution in elderly subjects with congestive heart failure
    Giuseppe Sergi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 34:416-22. 2004
    ..In conclusion, elderly patients suffering from CHF have a characteristic increase in body fluid levels, mainly affecting the extracellular compartment, and ECW% TBW is a useful indicator of fluid retention...
  39. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure and body composition in bedridden institutionalized elderly women with advanced-stage pressure sores
    Giuseppe Sergi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:317-22. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy as a revision procedure for prior laparoscopic gastric banding
    Paolo Bernante
    Istituto di Patologia Speciale Chirurgica, Universita di Padova, Italy
    Obes Surg 16:1327-30. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Late gastric pouch necrosis after Lap-Band, treated by an individualized conservative approach
    Mirto Foletto
    Clinica Chirurgica II, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Obes Surg 15:1487-90. 2005
    ..Proper and prompt management of symptomatic patients with stomach slippage, with early operation when acute obstruction is evident, can enable a successful stomach-sparing approach...
  42. ncbi request reprint Multiple symmetric lipomatosis: clinical aspects and outcome in a long-term longitudinal study
    G Enzi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:253-61. 2002
    ..To date, the disease is considered as slowly progressive, but long-term longitudinal data are still lacking. In this study, a long-term follow-up of a large series of MSL patients is presented...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reliability of bioelectrical impedance methods in detecting body fluids in elderly patients with congestive heart failure
    G Sergi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, Ospedale Giustiniani 2 piano, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, IT 35100 Padua, Italy
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 66:19-30. 2006
    ..To investigate the reliability of bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) in estimating total body water (TBW) and extracellular water (ECW) in elderly patients suffering from congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Body composition in underweight elderly subjects: reliability of bioelectrical impedance analysis
    Lucia Lupoli
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Clin Nutr 23:1371-80. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to verify in underweight elderly people the reliability of previously published BIA formulas in detecting FFM...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Metabolic effects of liposuction--yes or no?
    Luca Busetto
    N Engl J Med 351:1354-7; author reply 1354-7. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Multiple symmetric lipomatosis may be the consequence of defective noradrenergic modulation of proliferation and differentiation of brown fat cells
    Enzo Nisoli
    Center for Study and Research on Obesity, Department of Preclinical Sciences, LITA Vialba, L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Via G B Grassi 74, Italy
    J Pathol 198:378-87. 2002
    ..The study did not find any association between beta(3)-adrenoceptor gene polymorphism and noradrenergic signalling defects in MSL subjects with or without mitochondrial DNA mutations...