TITLE

Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is not a metabolic procedure

AUTHOR(S)
SEELEY, RANDY J.; HARRIS, JASON L.; KAPLAN, LEE M.
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Bariatric Times;Apr2014, Vol. 11 Issue 4, pc12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the mechanism of action of vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG). Topics discussed include the effect of VSG to improve plasma triglycerides and glucose regulation, the role of bariatric surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity and the impacts of VSG on signals coming from the gastrointestinal tract. It also informs about the role of biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery for glucose regulation.
ACCESSION #
97089760

 

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