Vivek N Prachand
Affiliation: University of Chicago
- Duodenal switch provides superior weight loss in the super-obese (BMI > or =50 kg/m2) compared with gastric bypassVivek N Prachand
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Ann Surg 244:611-9. 2006..Here we report the first large single institution series directly comparing weight-loss outcomes in super-obese patients following biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (DS) and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB)...
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease and severe obesity: Fundoplication or bariatric surgery?Vivek N Prachand
Center for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
World J Gastroenterol 16:3757-61. 2010....
- The evolution of minimally invasive bariatric surgeryVivek N Prachand
Center for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
World J Surg 35:1464-8. 2011..This article reviews the evolution of laparoscopic bariatric surgery over the last 20 years. The results of the most common procedures are analyzed and current and future trends described...
- Duodenal switch provides superior resolution of metabolic comorbidities independent of weight loss in the super-obese (BMI > or = 50 kg/m2) compared with gastric bypassVivek N Prachand
Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave MC 5036, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 14:211-20. 2010..We now report follow-up comparison of comorbidity resolution and correlation with weight loss...
- Predictors of unsuccessful laparoscopic resection of gastric submucosal neoplasmsSabha Ganai
Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 17:244-55; discussion 255-6. 2013..Concern exists for technical feasibility related to tumor size and location, as well as oncologic outcome...
- Vitamin D deficiency in preoperative bariatric surgery patientsKelly Gemmel
Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:54-9. 2009..We hypothesized that it is necessary to screen for vitamin D deficiency preoperatively and conducted a study to identify the patterns of vitamin D deficiency among prospective bariatric surgery patients...
- Reverse NOTES: a Hybrid Technique of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Retrieval of an Ingested Foreign BodyCindy Wu
Department of General Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois, USA
JSLS 12:395-8. 2008..We report a novel technique of foreign body removal that utilizes the concept of natural orifice surgery by combining both laparoscopic and endoscopic techniques...