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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2021) 39 (4): 334–340.
Published Online: 16 November 2020
...Benedikt A. Aulinger; Thuan To Viet; Elisa Waldmann; Klaus G. Parhofer Objective: Although obesity is associated with metabolic changes, not all obese patients are characterized by the metabolic syndrome (MS). The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence of the MS, its characteristics...
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Dig Dis (2020) 38 (6): 449–457.
Published Online: 13 February 2020
... abdominal surgeries. Bleeding is one of the most common complications in surgery for obesity that has the risk of being catastrophic. Methods: The study includes 8,544 cases that underwent bariatric surgery from January 2013 to March 2016 retrospectively, in 4 private institutions. Multiple demographic data...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2020) 38 (2): 150–162.
Published Online: 06 January 2020
...Davor Štimac; Sanja Klobučar Majanović; Andrej Belančić Background: Conventional approaches in the management of obesity offer only a limited potential for sustained weight loss. Moreover, bariatric surgery, although momentarily being the most effective weight-loss treatment, has some serious...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2020) 38 (2): 143–149.
Published Online: 19 December 2019
...Petr Dite; Martin Blaho; Martina Bojkova; Petr Jabandziev; Lumir Kunovsky Metabolic syndrome and its components such as obesity, hypertriglyceridemia, type-2 diabetes mellitus (DM-T2), and arterial hypertension are unequivocally serious problems for every society. This is especially true...
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Dig Dis (2017) 35 (3): 185–190.
Published Online: 01 March 2017
...C. Daniel De Magalhaes Filho; Michael Downes; Ronald M. Evans Obesity and its associated diseases, including type 2 diabetes, have reached epidemic levels worldwide. However, available treatment options are limited and ineffective in managing the disease. There is therefore an urgent need...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2017) 35 (3): 178–184.
Published Online: 01 March 2017
... is correlated with metabolic diseases, notably obesity and non-alcoholic fatty acid disease (NAFLD). Recent studies revealed that bacterial metabolism of BA can modulate FXR signaling in the intestine by altering the composition and concentrations of FXR agonist and antagonist. FXR agonist enhances while FXR...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2017) 35 (3): 191–196.
Published Online: 01 March 2017
...Ashley Patton; Farooq H. Khan; Rohit Kohli Background: Bariatric surgery is a popular and effective therapeutic intervention for obesity, which is an abnormal health condition that is prevalent worldwide. Metabolic improvements that precede weight loss after bariatric surgery may be mediated...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2016) 34 (Suppl. 1): 32–39.
Published Online: 22 August 2016
... and hepatocellular carcinoma worldwide. NAFLD is considered as the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome. With the pandemic rise of obesity, the incidence of NAFLD is also further increasing, and considering the life style in modern societies, there is a significant overlap of (risk factors causing) NAFLD...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2016) 34 (Suppl. 1): 3–10.
Published Online: 22 August 2016
... with high calorie (either high-fat or high-carbohydrate) diets. The gut microbiota may also be involved via obesity, IR and hepatic inflammation generated by gut-derived toxic factors. Finally, several data also support a primary role of genetic factors. A few gene polymorphisms have also been associated...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2015) 33 (3): 346–350.
Published Online: 27 May 2015
...Eiji Hara During the past several decades, the percentage of excess bodyweight and obese adults and children has increased dramatically, and is becoming one of the most serious public health problems worldwide. Extensive epidemiological studies have revealed that there is a strong link between...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2015) 33 (3): 440–446.
Published Online: 27 May 2015
...Rohit Kohli; Andriy Myronovych; Brandon K. Tan; Rosa-Maria Salazar-Gonzalez; Lili Miles; Wujuan Zhang; Melissa Oehrle; Darleen A. Sandoval; Karen K. Ryan; Randy J. Seeley; Kenneth D.R. Setchell Bariatric surgery is the most effective and durable treatment option for obesity today. More importantly...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2014) 32 (3): 217–221.
Published Online: 10 April 2014
... global obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease rates may be contributing to the rise in FD. Socioeconomic and cultural demographic changes such as changing dietary habits and rapid urbanization, particularly in the developing countries, are likely to be influencing the course of FD and the way...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2012) 30 (2): 196–200.
Published Online: 21 June 2012
...Željko Krznarić; Darija Vranešić Bender; Ana Kunović; Domina Kekez; Davor Štimac Retracted Paper Dig Dis 2012;30:196 200 DOI: 10.1159/000336965 Gut Microbiota and Obesity eljko Krznari a Darija Vrane i Bendera Ana Kunovi a Domina Kekeza Davor timacb aDepartment of Gastroenterology...
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Dig Dis (2012) 30 (2): 168–172.
Published Online: 20 June 2012
...Maja Baretić Obesity has more than doubled since 1980 all over the world, and in the European perspective it does not seem to be better. Obesity-related diseases like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke and hyperlipidemia are the main cause of mortality and morbidity in developed...