Affiliation: University of Turku
- SLEEVEPASS: a randomized prospective multicenter study comparing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass in the treatment of morbid obesity: preliminary resultsMika Helmiö
Department of Surgery, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
Surg Endosc 26:2521-6. 2012..The aim of this study was to determine the preliminary 30-day morbidity and mortality of RYGB and SG in a prospective multicenter randomized setting...
- A 5-year prospective quality of life analysis following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesityMika Helmiö
Department of Surgery, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, Turku, 20521, Finland
Obes Surg 21:1585-91. 2011..In addition to actual weight loss and the possible resolution of obesity-related co-morbidities following bariatric surgery, another widely recognized important outcome measure is the improvement of quality of life (QOL)...
- Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Adipose Tissue Glucose Metabolism in Different Depots in Patients With or Without Type 2 DiabetesPrince Dadson
Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Diabetes Care 39:292-9. 2016....
- Obesity-associated intestinal insulin resistance is ameliorated after bariatric surgeryJaakko Mäkinen
Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, PL 52, FIN 20520, Turku, Finland
Diabetologia 58:1055-62. 2015..Our aim was to evaluate the effects of insulin on intestinal glucose metabolism before and after bariatric surgery...
- Weight loss after bariatric surgery reverses insulin-induced increases in brain glucose metabolism of the morbidly obeseJetro J Tuulari
Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
Diabetes 62:2747-51. 2013..We conclude that obesity is associated with increased insulin-stimulated glucose metabolism in the brain and that this abnormality can be reversed by bariatric surgery. ..