RSSCategory: Journal Watch

Journal Watch: Obesity and Cardiovascular Health

Journal Watch: Obesity and Cardiovascular Health

| January 1, 2017

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Obesity and Cardiovascular Health Long-term effects of bariatric surgery on peripheral endothelial function and coronary microvascular function. Tarzia P, Lanza GA, Sestito A, et al. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2017 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: In this study, […]

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Journal Watch—September 2016

Journal Watch—September 2016

| September 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Sedentary Behavior and Obesity A systematic review of correlates of sedentary behaviour in adults aged 18-65 years: a socio-ecological approach. O’Donoghue G, Perchoux C, Mensah K, Lakerveld J, van der Ploeg H, Bernaards C, Chastin SF, Simon C, O’Gorman D, […]

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Journal Watch—August 2016

Journal Watch—August 2016

| August 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Assessing communication skills in the healthcare setting Assessing effective physician-patient communication skills: “Are you listening to me, doc?” Berman AC, Chutka DS. Korean J Med Educ. 2016;28(2):243–249. Epub 2016 Feb 25. Synopsis: In this article, the authors discuss communication skills […]

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Journal Watch—July 2016

Journal Watch—July 2016

| July 1, 2016

THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Patient Expectations for Weight Loss Patient expectations of bariatric and body contouring surgery. Poulsen L, Klassen A, Jhanwar S, Pusic A, Roessler KK, Rose M, Sørensen JA. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2016;4(4):e694. Synopsis: The aim of this study was to identify patient expectations along the weight loss journey and/or body contouring […]

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Journal Watch—June 2016

Journal Watch—June 2016

| June 1, 2016

 A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Timing of bariatric surgery for severely obese adolescents: a Markov decision-analysis. Stroud AM, Parker D, Croitoru DP. J Pediatr Surg. 2016;51(5):853–858. Synopsis: The authors developed a model to simulate the effect of timing of gastric bypass in obese adolescents on quantity and quality […]

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Journal Watch: Measuring Obesity and  Metabolic Health

Journal Watch: Measuring Obesity and Metabolic Health

| April 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Measuring Obesity and Metabolic Health Relationship among body fat percentage, body mass index, and all-cause mortality: a cohort study. Padwal R, Leslie WD, Lix LM, Majumdar SR. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: Researchers from […]

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Journal Watch—February 2016

Journal Watch—February 2016

| February 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Health-related quality of life after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Amichaud R, Donatini G, Barussaud ML, Charalambous C, Ingrand I, Faure JP. Minerva Chir. 2016 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: BACKGROUND: Obesity has an impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and bariatric […]

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Journal Watch—January 2016

Journal Watch—January 2016

| January 1, 2016

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Assessment of two different diagnostic guidelines criteria (National Cholesterol Education Adult Treatment Panel III [ATP III] and International Diabetes Federation [IDF]) for the evaluation of metabolic syndrome remission in a longitudinal cohort of patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Rodríguez-Ortiz D, Reyes-Pérez A, León […]

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Journal Watch—December 2015

Journal Watch—December 2015

| December 1, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: Postsurgical Pain Management in the Bariatric Patient Population Does preincisional infiltration with bupivacaine reduce postoperative pain in laparoscopic bariatric surgery? Moncada R, Martinaitis L, Landecho M, et al. Obes Surg. 2015 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print] Synopsis: The authors […]

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Journal Watch—November 2015

Journal Watch—November 2015

| November 1, 2015

A quick look at the noteworthy articles in bariatric and metabolic research Self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery: A population-based cohort study. Bhatti JA, Nathens AB, Thiruchelvam D, Grantcharov T, Goldstein BI, Redelmeier DA. JAMA Surg. 2015 Oct 7:1–7. [Epub ahead of print] Importance: Self-harm behaviors, including suicidal ideation and past suicide attempts, are frequent in […]

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