Torsten Olbers

Summary

Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass versus laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty for obesity
    T Olbers
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Br J Surg 92:557-62. 2005
  2. pmc Body composition, dietary intake, and energy expenditure after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty: a randomized clinical trial
    Torsten Olbers
    Department of Surgery and Gastro Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Ann Surg 244:715-22. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric bypass: development of technique, respiratory function, and long-term outcome
    Torsten Olbers
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Surg 13:364-70. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint High expression of complement components in omental adipose tissue in obese men
    Britt G Gabrielsson
    Research Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Obes Res 11:699-708. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on cancer incidence in obese patients in Sweden (Swedish Obese Subjects Study): a prospective, controlled intervention trial
    Lars Sjöström
    The Institutes of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 10:653-62. 2009
  6. pmc Increased postprandial energy expenditure may explain superior long term weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass compared to vertical banded gastroplasty
    Malin Werling
    Department of Gastrosurgical Research and Education, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Sahlgrenska, Gothenburg, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e60280. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch or laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for super-obesity-weight loss versus side effects
    Anna Laurenius
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gastrosurgical Research, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:408-14. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery and long-term cardiovascular events
    Lars Sjöström
    Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    JAMA 307:56-65. 2012
  9. pmc Gastric bypass surgery is followed by lowered blood pressure and increased diuresis - long term results from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study
    Peter Hallersund
    Department of Gastrosurgical Research and Education, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e49696. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Sahlgrenska Excess Skin Questionnaire (SESQ): a reliable questionnaire to assess the experience of excessive skin after weight loss
    Christina Biörserud
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Plast Surg Hand Surg 47:50-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass versus laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty for obesity
    T Olbers
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Br J Surg 92:557-62. 2005
    ..It is not certain, however, which is the better technique in non-superobese patients (body mass index less than 50 kg/m(2))...
  2. pmc Body composition, dietary intake, and energy expenditure after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty: a randomized clinical trial
    Torsten Olbers
    Department of Surgery and Gastro Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Ann Surg 244:715-22. 2006
    ..To assess body composition, eating pattern, and basal metabolic rate in patients undergoing obesity surgery in a randomized trial...
  3. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric bypass: development of technique, respiratory function, and long-term outcome
    Torsten Olbers
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Surg 13:364-70. 2003
    ..Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) is the preferred operation for the treatment of morbid obesity by many surgeons. Hereby we present the process by which laparoscopic RYGBP (LRYGBP) developed at our institution...
  4. ncbi request reprint High expression of complement components in omental adipose tissue in obese men
    Britt G Gabrielsson
    Research Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Obes Res 11:699-708. 2003
    ..Accumulation of visceral fat is recognized as a predictor of obesity-related metabolic disturbances. Factors that are predominantly expressed in this depot could mediate the link between visceral obesity and associated diseases...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on cancer incidence in obese patients in Sweden (Swedish Obese Subjects Study): a prospective, controlled intervention trial
    Lars Sjöström
    The Institutes of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 10:653-62. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study is the first intervention trial in the obese population to provide prospective, controlled cancer-incidence data...
  6. pmc Increased postprandial energy expenditure may explain superior long term weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass compared to vertical banded gastroplasty
    Malin Werling
    Department of Gastrosurgical Research and Education, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Sahlgrenska, Gothenburg, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e60280. 2013
    ..Gastric bypass in rats increases postprandial EE enough to result in elevated EE over 24 hours. This study aimed to investigate alterations in postprandial EE after gastric bypass and VBG in humans...
  7. doi request reprint Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch or laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for super-obesity-weight loss versus side effects
    Anna Laurenius
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gastrosurgical Research, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:408-14. 2010
    ..Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch (LDS) and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) are the main surgical options for super-obese patients (body mass index >50 kg/m(2))...
  8. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery and long-term cardiovascular events
    Lars Sjöström
    Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    JAMA 307:56-65. 2012
    ..Obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular events. Weight loss might protect against cardiovascular events, but solid evidence is lacking...
  9. pmc Gastric bypass surgery is followed by lowered blood pressure and increased diuresis - long term results from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study
    Peter Hallersund
    Department of Gastrosurgical Research and Education, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e49696. 2012
    ..To compare two bariatric surgical principles with regard to effects on blood pressure and salt intake...
  10. doi request reprint Sahlgrenska Excess Skin Questionnaire (SESQ): a reliable questionnaire to assess the experience of excessive skin after weight loss
    Christina Biörserud
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Plast Surg Hand Surg 47:50-9. 2013
    ..Excess skin perceived as causing problems had a POA of 32%-57 %, an adjusted POA of 63%-87%, and an Intra-Class Correlation of 0.72-0.92. The SESQ is reliable for evaluating patients' experience of excess skin after massive weight loss...
  11. pmc Is the Roux limb a determinant for meal size after gastric bypass surgery?
    Per Björklund
    Department of Gastrosurgical Research and Education, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Surg 20:1408-14. 2010
    ..The results suggest that the Roux limb is an important determinant for regulating food intake after Roux-Y bypass bariatric surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on mortality in Swedish obese subjects
    Lars Sjöström
    Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 357:741-52. 2007
    ..In fact, many observational studies suggest that weight reduction is associated with increased mortality...
  13. doi request reprint Enhanced fasting and post-prandial plasma bile acid responses after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery
    Malin Werling
    Department of Gastrosurgical Research and Education, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:1257-64. 2013
    ..The study assessed fasting and post-prandial plasma BA response before and 15 months after RYGB...
  14. ncbi request reprint Depot-specific expression of fibroblast growth factors in human adipose tissue
    Britt G Gabrielsson
    Research Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism and Division for Body Composition and Metabolism, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Obes Res 10:608-16. 2002
    ..We have investigated the expression of several fibroblast growth factors (FGFs) and FGF-receptors (FGFRs) in human adipose tissue and adipose-tissue cell fractions obtained from both subcutaneous (sc) and omental (om) depots...
  15. doi request reprint Dumping syndrome following gastric bypass: validation of the dumping symptom rating scale
    Anna Laurenius
    Department of Gastrosurgical Research and Education, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Surg 23:740-55. 2013
    ..Another 7 % had problems with nausea and 6 % had problems with fainting esteem. The DSRS is a reliable screening tool to identify these patients...
  16. doi request reprint Patients' experience of surplus skin after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Christina Biörserud
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, SE 413 45, Sweden
    Obes Surg 21:273-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether and where patients develop surplus skin after laparoscopic gastric bypass and if there is any relation between surplus skin and the patient's sex, age, weight loss, or activity level...
  17. doi request reprint Changes in the mucosa of the Roux-limb after gastric bypass surgery
    Emma Spak
    Department of Gastrosurgical Research, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Histopathology 57:680-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the Roux-limb mucosa after gastric bypass surgery, focusing upon basic morphology and inflammation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty--an effective long-term therapy for morbidly obese patients?
    T Olbers
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Frolunda Specialist Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Surg 11:726-30. 2001
    ..Vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) has previously been documented as an effective treatment for morbid obesity. We have described a laparoscopic technique to perform this operation. Follow-up data are now presented...
  19. doi request reprint Patulous eustachian tube complicating gastric bypass surgery
    M Alhammadi
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Laryngol Otol 123:1058-60. 2009
    ..We report the first case in the English literature of a patulous eustachian tube occurring after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery for obesity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gut hormones as mediators of appetite and weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Carel W le Roux
    Department of Metabolic Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 246:780-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the physiologic importance of the satiety gut hormones...