Antonio E Pontiroli

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus after gastric banding: The role of aging and of duration of obesity
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:894-900. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effect of weight loss on sympatho-vagal balance in subjects with grade-3 obesity: restrictive surgery versus hypocaloric diet
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna II and Cattedra di Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Via Antonio Di Rudini 8, 20142, Milan, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 50:843-50. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Other aspects of bariatric surgery: liver steatosis, ferritin and cholesterol metabolism
    A E Pontiroli
    Dipartamento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odonoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Via A Di Rudini 8, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Hosp 28:104-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Female sexual dysfunction and diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna and Cattedra di Statistica Medica e Biometria, Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute and Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e di Comunità, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:1044-51. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Metabolic control and risk of hypoglycaemia during the first year of intensive insulin treatment in type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    A E Pontiroli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna e Cattedra di Biometria, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, and Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 14:433-46. 2012
  6. pmc Ezetimibe + simvastatin versus doubling the dose of simvastatin in high cardiovascular risk diabetics: a multicenter, randomized trial (the LEAD study)
    Gianluca Bardini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:20. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric banding prevents type 2 diabetes and arterial hypertension and induces their remission in morbid obesity: a 4-year case-controlled study
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Ospedale San Paolo, Via A Di Rudini, 8, 20142 Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Care 28:2703-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic overactivity, endothelial dysfunction, inflammation, and metabolic abnormalities cluster in grade III (World Health Organization) obesity: reversal through sustained weight loss obtained with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Care 29:2735-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Post-surgery adherence to scheduled visits and compliance, more than personality disorders, predict outcome of bariatric restrictive surgery in morbidly obese patients
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Università degli Studi di Milano and Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Obes Surg 17:1492-7. 2007
  10. doi request reprint In morbid obesity, metabolic abnormalities and adhesion molecules correlate with visceral fat, not with subcutaneous fat: effect of weight loss through surgery
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Ospedale San Paolo, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142, Milan, Italy
    Obes Surg 19:745-50. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus after gastric banding: The role of aging and of duration of obesity
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:894-900. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of age and of duration of obesity on the frequency of co-morbidities in morbid obesity, as well as on improvement of co-morbidities...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of weight loss on sympatho-vagal balance in subjects with grade-3 obesity: restrictive surgery versus hypocaloric diet
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna II and Cattedra di Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Via Antonio Di Rudini 8, 20142, Milan, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 50:843-50. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Other aspects of bariatric surgery: liver steatosis, ferritin and cholesterol metabolism
    A E Pontiroli
    Dipartamento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odonoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Via A Di Rudini 8, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Hosp 28:104-8. 2013
    ..In the choice of surgery for the single patient, among other aspects, malabsorptive surgery seems to be more indicated in subjects with hyperlipidemia, especially with high cholesterol levels. ..
  4. doi request reprint Female sexual dysfunction and diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna and Cattedra di Statistica Medica e Biometria, Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute and Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e di Comunità, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:1044-51. 2013
    ..Sexual dysfunction is reported in diabetic women (female sexual dysfunction [FSD])...
  5. doi request reprint Metabolic control and risk of hypoglycaemia during the first year of intensive insulin treatment in type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    A E Pontiroli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna e Cattedra di Biometria, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, and Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 14:433-46. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Ezetimibe + simvastatin versus doubling the dose of simvastatin in high cardiovascular risk diabetics: a multicenter, randomized trial (the LEAD study)
    Gianluca Bardini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:20. 2010
    ..This was a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy study in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric banding prevents type 2 diabetes and arterial hypertension and induces their remission in morbid obesity: a 4-year case-controlled study
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Ospedale San Paolo, Via A Di Rudini, 8, 20142 Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Care 28:2703-9. 2005
    ..29 patients) and remission (secondary intervention study; 17 vs. 20 patients) of type 2 diabetes and hypertension in grade 3 obesity in a 4-year study...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic overactivity, endothelial dysfunction, inflammation, and metabolic abnormalities cluster in grade III (World Health Organization) obesity: reversal through sustained weight loss obtained with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Care 29:2735-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Post-surgery adherence to scheduled visits and compliance, more than personality disorders, predict outcome of bariatric restrictive surgery in morbidly obese patients
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Università degli Studi di Milano and Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Obes Surg 17:1492-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated a set of predictors of short-term and long-term clinical outcome including psychiatric and psychological variables, as well as measures of post-surgery compliance...
  10. doi request reprint In morbid obesity, metabolic abnormalities and adhesion molecules correlate with visceral fat, not with subcutaneous fat: effect of weight loss through surgery
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Ospedale San Paolo, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142, Milan, Italy
    Obes Surg 19:745-50. 2009
    ..Decrease of both visceral fat (surgery, physical exercise) and subcutaneous fat (liposuction) is accompanied by improvement of insulin sensitivity...
  11. doi request reprint Early effects of gastric banding (LGB) and of biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) on insulin sensitivity and on glucose and insulin response after OGTT
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, 2a Divisione di Medicina Interna, Ospedale San Paolo, Via A Di Rudini 8, Milan, Italy
    Obes Surg 20:474-9. 2010
    ..Bariatric surgery improves glucose metabolism...
  12. pmc Biliary pancreatic diversion and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in morbid obesity: their long-term effects on metabolic syndrome and on cardiovascular parameters
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:37. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Long-term prevention of mortality in morbid obesity through bariatric surgery. a systematic review and meta-analysis of trials performed with gastric banding and gastric bypass
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Ann Surg 253:484-7. 2011
    ..Bariatric surgery has been reported to reduce long-term mortality in operated participants in comparison with nonoperated participants...
  14. doi request reprint Increase of body weight during the first year of intensive insulin treatment in type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    A E Pontiroli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna e Cattedra di Biometria, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Università degli Studi di Milano and Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 13:1008-19. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint In middle-aged siblings of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus normal glucose tolerance is associated with insulin resistance and with increased insulin secretion. The SPIDER study
    A E Pontiroli
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Istituto San Raffaele, Unita di Malattie Metaboliche, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 143:681-6. 2000
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus is becoming the most common type of diabetes in school children
    A E Pontiroli
    Department of Internal Medicine, San Paolo Hospital, 1 20142 Milan, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 41:85-90. 2004
    ..If this epidemics continues and is not properly challenged, in the next decades we will face an epidemic of early cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Body weight and glucose metabolism have a different effect on circulating levels of ICAM-1, E-selectin, and endothelin-1 in humans
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi, 2nd Divisione di Medicina Interna, Ospedale San Paolo, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:195-200. 2004
    ..In this paper we compared the role of weight loss and of glycaemic control in determining circulating levels of ICAM-1, endothelin-1 (ET-1), and E-selectin in patients with morbid (grade 3) obesity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy and QT interval in obesity and in hypertension: effects of weight loss and of normalisation of blood pressure
    A E Pontiroli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1118-23. 2004
    ..Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and prolonged QT interval at ECG (QTc) are common in both obesity and arterial hypertension (AH), and are risk factors for cardiovascular disease and sudden death...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound measurement of visceral and subcutaneous fat in morbidly obese patients before and after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: comparison with computerized tomography and with anthropometric measurements
    A E Pontiroli
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Obes Surg 12:648-51. 2002
    ..Bariatric surgery leads to a significant and usually durable weight loss in morbidly obese patients; when assessing its results, it is of interest to measure changes of total fat tissue and of body fat distribution...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of insulin release and insulin sensitivity through oral glucose tolerance test: differences between NGT, IFG, IGT, and type 2 diabetes mellitus. A cross-sectional and follow-up study
    A E Pontiroli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Ospedale San Paolo, Universita di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, I 20142, Milan, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 41:70-6. 2004
    ..IFG, IGT and type 2 diabetes mellitus are characterized by reduced IR compared to IS...
  21. ncbi request reprint Familial clustering of arterial blood pressure, HDL cholesterol, and pro-insulin but not of insulin resistance and microalbuminuria in siblings of patients with type 2 diabetes
    A E Pontiroli
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Cattedra di Medicina Interna, and the Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Unità de Malattie Metaboliche, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Care 23:1359-64. 2000
    ..These offspring also show metabolic abnormalities of type 2 diabetes, such as insulin resistance, high insulin and pro-insulin, low HDL cholesterol levels, arterial hypertension, and microalbuminuria...
  22. ncbi request reprint White blood cells in obesity and diabetes: effects of weight loss and normalization of glucose metabolism
    Anna Veronelli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    Diabetes Care 27:2501-2. 2004
  23. doi request reprint Weight loss through gastric banding: effects on TSH and thyroid hormones in obese subjects with normal thyroid function
    Chiara Dall'Asta
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:854-7. 2010
    ..These changes, however, do not modify TSH, letting us to hypothesize that the changes are due to a decrease of D1 and D2 deiodinase activities...
  24. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for the treatment of morbid (grade 3) obesity and its metabolic complications: a three-year study
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3555-61. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint C-174G polymorphism in the promoter of the interleukin-6 gene is associated with insulin resistance
    Marina Cardellini
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome, Italy
    Diabetes Care 28:2007-12. 2005
    ..We addressed the question of whether the C-174G IL-6 polymorphism contributes to variation of insulin sensitivity...
  26. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction is frequent in premenopausal women with diabetes, obesity, and hypothyroidism, and correlates with markers of increased cardiovascular risk. A preliminary report
    Annamaria Veronelli
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Italy
    J Sex Med 6:1561-8. 2009
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  27. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery in obesity: changes of glucose and lipid metabolism correlate with changes of fat mass
    F Frige'
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:198-204. 2009
    ..Our aim was to compare restrictive (LAGB, laparoscopic gastric banding) and malabsorptive approaches (BIBP, biliary-intestinal bypass) on the loss of fat-free mass (FFM), fat mass (FM), and on changes of glucose and lipid metabolism...
  28. pmc Cholesterol metabolism after bariatric surgery in grade 3 obesity: differences between malabsorptive and restrictive procedures
    Alberto Benetti
    Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Universita degli Studi diMilano, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Care 36:1443-7. 2013
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the changes of cholesterol metabolism induced by malabsorptive and restrictive surgery independent of weight loss...
  29. ncbi request reprint Weight loss reverses secondary failure of oral hypoglycaemic agents in obese non-insulin-dependent diabetic patients independently of the duration of the disease
    A E Pontiroli
    Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Cattedra di Clinica Medica, Italy
    Diabete Metab 19:30-5. 1993
    ..Systolic and diastolic blood pressure and serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels also decreased in obese, but not in non-obese Type 2 diabetes patients.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  30. doi request reprint MRI in identifying hepatic steatosis in obese children and relation to ultrasonography and metabolic findings
    Carlo Pozzato
    Department of Radiology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 47:493-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify nonalcoholic fatty liver in obese children by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to compare the findings with the data from ultrasonography and from clinical and laboratory testing...
  31. ncbi request reprint Thirty months experience with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    M Paganelli
    First Surgical Department, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Obes Surg 10:269-71. 2000
    ..Since June 1996 we performed laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric banding (LASGB), because of low invasivity, absence of malabsorption, reversibility, and postoperative regulation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Additive effect of overweight and type 2 diabetes in the appearance of coronary heart disease but not of stroke: a cross-sectional study
    A E Pontiroli
    Dipartimento di Medicina II, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 39:83-90. 2002
    ..Finally, CHD is frequently associated with stroke, suggesting a common process of atherosclerosis underlying both diseases...
  33. doi request reprint Effect of weight loss through laparoscopic gastric banding on blood pressure, plasma renin activity and aldosterone levels in morbid obesity
    C Dall'Asta
    Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milano, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:110-4. 2009
    ..This study was aimed to investigate the effect of significant weight loss on blood pressure and plasma renin activity (PRA) and aldosterone levels, other then on metabolic profile, in normotensive and hypertensive obese subjects...
  34. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of chemical-shift MRI in discriminating increased liver echogenicity in glycogenosis
    C Pozzato
    Department of Radiology, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:1018-23. 2007
    ..Liver hyperechogenicity in glycogen storage diseases may depend on accumulation of glycogen and/or fat. Chemical-shift magnetic resonance imaging can discriminate tissues only containing water from those containing both fat and water...
  35. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction in pre-menopausal diabetic women: clinical, metabolic, psychological, cardiovascular, and neurophysiologic correlates
    Donatella Cortelazzi
    Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Via Antonio Di Rudini 8, 20142, Milan, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 50:911-7. 2013
    ..001). In conclusion, cardiovascular and neurological impairments are associated with FSD in diabetic women. Follow-up studies are required to evaluate sexual dysfunction as a risk factor for future cardiovascular or neurological events...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gastric bezoars after adjustable gastric banding
    Anna Veronelli
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Antonio Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Obes Surg 14:796-7. 2004
    ..Gastric bezoars may develop in the proximal pouch after gastric restriction...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of erectile dysfunction in thyroid disorders: comparison with control subjects and with obese and diabetic patients
    A Veronelli
    Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 18:111-4. 2006
    ..Both below and above the age of 50 years, ED score was worse in thyroid patients than in control subjects, while ED was more frequent in obese patients than in control subjects only below the age of 50 years...
  38. ncbi request reprint Insulin-secreting pituitary GH3 cells: a potential beta-cell surrogate for diabetes cell therapy
    A M Davalli
    Cattedra di Clinica Medica, Universita Vita Salute, H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Cell Transplant 9:841-51. 2000
    ..InsGH3 cells might represent a potential beta-cell surrogate because they are more resistant than pancreatic beta cells to different apoptotic insults and might therefore be particularly suitable for encapsulation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Processing and release of human proinsulin-cleavage products into culture media by different engineered non-endocrine cells: a specific assessment by capillary electrophoresis
    C Arcelloni
    Laboratory of Separative Techniques, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Scientific Institute H S Raffaele and School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    J Endocrinol 166:437-45. 2000
    ..Capillary electrophoresis provided on-line and in a single run a complete overview of the proinsulin metabolic pathway in different cells...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pituitary cotransplantation significantly improves the performance, insulin content, and vascularization of renal subcapsular islet grafts
    A M Davalli
    Unit of Metabolic Diseases, Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes 48:59-65. 1999
    ..Evidence suggesting that ectopically produced PRL and/or locally released angiogenic peptides might play a causal role is provided...
  41. ncbi request reprint Insulin and intracellular calcium responsiveness to glucagon-like peptide-1 and pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide by dispersed adult porcine islet cells
    A M Davalli
    Unit of Metabolic Diseases, Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Transplantation 67:174-6. 1999
    ..There is a great need to learn more about porcine islet physiology because porcine islets represent a promising source of xenogeneic tissue for beta-cell replacement therapy in humans...
  42. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin levels and coronary heart disease
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Circulation 106:e42; author reply e42. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint The -866A/A genotype in the promoter of the human uncoupling protein 2 gene is associated with insulin resistance and increased risk of type 2 diabetes
    Monica D'Adamo
    Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Diabetes 53:1905-10. 2004
    ..84, 95% CI 1.03-3.28; P = 0.037), but not in men. These results indicate that the -866A/A genotype of the UCP2 gene may contribute to diabetes susceptibility by affecting insulin sensitivity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Circulating leptin correlates with left ventricular mass in morbid (grade III) obesity before and after weight loss induced by bariatric surgery: a potential role for leptin in mediating human left ventricular hypertrophy
    Lucia Perego
    Divisione di Medicina Interna, Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4087-93. 2005
    ..Obesity is frequently associated with left ventricular hypertrophy, even when uncomplicated by hypertension or diabetes mellitus. Left ventricular hypertrophy is an important risk factor for congestive heart failure...
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact of common polymorphisms in candidate genes for insulin resistance and obesity on weight loss of morbidly obese subjects after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and hypocaloric diet
    Giorgio Sesti
    Dipartimento Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica, Universita Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Via Campanella, 115, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:5064-9. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether genetic factors that play an important role in body weight homeostasis influence the response to laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Metabolic aspects of bariatric surgery
    Franco Folli
    Department of Medicine, Diabetes Division, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Med Clin North Am 91:393-414, x. 2007
    ..Further investigations are needed to understand better the mechanisms involved and to define more clearly the appropriate indications and contraindications of the treatments proposed...
  47. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of obesity: impact on diabetes and other comorbidities
    Antonio E Pontiroli
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:1-6. 2008
  48. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia after gastric banding
    Marina Scavini
    N Engl J Med 353:2822-3. 2005