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2014-04-16 23:16:30

Bariatric surgeon Dr. Jose A. Castaneda performed duodenal switch surgery on Canadian patient Lisette Shaw. 1 year later she explains how this bariatric procedure has positively changed her life. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 There are multiple bariatric procedures available to international patients seeking weight loss surgery in Mexico. Duodenal switch surgery requires outstanding in-depth technical skill and a high level of expertise that just a few bariatric surgeons...

2014-01-14 23:28:41

Performed in Puerto Vallarta, this new bariatric surgery procedure improves Type 2 Diabetes. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Leading bariatric surgeon Dr. Jose A. Castaneda Cruz is launching a new campaign in February 2014 destined at helping patients looking for bariatric surgery in Mexico whilst improving the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. Weight loss surgery is performed at CMQ Premiere hospital in Puerto Vallarta, considered one of the most beautiful and safe...

2013-12-04 23:30:12

Duodenal Switch with Single Anastomosis is a NEW weight loss surgery procedure that improves the lives of patients with type 2 diabetes. DuodenalSwitchinMexico.com lead by Dr Castaneda explains. Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 DuodenalSwitchinMexico.com is the leading website for patients looking for weight loss surgery in Mexico, and the latest website published by leading bariatric surgeon Doctor Jose Antonio Castaneda. From December 2013, Dr Castaneda and his medical...

2013-08-22 23:19:52

Internationally renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Jose A. Castaneda has performed thousands of weight loss surgeries laparoscopically; just last month, he performed a delicate weight loss intervention. Jalisco, Mexico (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Gene Field is a 44 year old Canadian man who has lived trapped in his body suffering with extreme obesity for several years, reaching more than 450 pounds in weight and completely invalidating him to lead a normal life. His situation was extreme and as...

2013-07-26 11:46:49

Though existing research has shown gastric bypass surgery resolves type 2 diabetes, the reason has remained unclear. A research team, led by Nicholas Stylopoulos, MD, Boston Children's Hospital's Division of Endocrinology, has identified the small intestine—widely believed to be a passive organ—as the major contributor to the body's metabolism, based on a study in rats. The report will appear in Science on July 26, 2013. Weight loss and improved diabetes...

2012-05-21 18:49:34

For the first time, scientists at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute have shown that an experimental bariatric surgery can lower blood sugar levels in rats with type 1 diabetes. A team led by Dr. Tony Lam and Dr. Danna Breen, a post- doctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Lam, used a rat model to study novel nutrient-sensing signals in the jejunum, located in the middle of the intestine. Dr. Lam and his team demonstrate that duodenal-jejunal bypass surgery activates novel...

2011-05-15 00:02:31

Mounting evidence shows that bariatric surgery, such as duodenal switch surgery, provides enduring resolution of type 2 diabetes in most patients. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2011 The medical community has been abuzz in recent months with more and more studies pointing to weight loss surgery as a reliable cure for type 2 diabetes in obese patients. From his San Francisco weight loss surgery center, Pacific Laparoscopy (http://www.paclap.com), bariatric surgeon Dr. John Rabkin...

2010-05-06 14:07:50

Mechanical bowel preparations (MBP) are commonly administered preoperatively to patients who undergo a pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) (Whipple procedure) to treat benign and malignant tumors of the pancreas, common bile duct or duodenum. MBPs are employed as a preventative measure in gastrointestinal surgery but their effectiveness in reducing perioperative infectious complications remains unclear. Now, a research team from the Department of Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas...

2010-01-15 17:59:31

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic disease of the world and the prevalence of diabetes mellitus is over 10% in Taiwan. Gastroparesis is reported in 5% to 12% of diabetic patients. Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome is an uncommon disease resulting compression of the third portion of the duodenum from the superior mesenteric artery. However, SMA syndrome can cause the same symptoms as diabetic gastroparesis. A research team, led by Dr. Wen-Ming Wang from Kaohsiung...

2009-08-25 11:51:52

Most of the duodenal diverticula are diagnosed incidentally and asymptomatic, 12% to 27 % at endoscopy. Only 5% to 10% of patients with duodenal diverticula suffer from clinical symptoms. Furthermore, less than 1% of patients require treatment for various complications such as perforation, hemorrhage, and biliary/pancreatic/gastrointestinal obstruction. Various treatments and operations are considered for the rare complications of diverticulum, based on the symptoms or operative field...


Latest Duodenum Reference Libraries

Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

Gallbladder
2013-03-05 14:18:48

The gall bladder is the sac-shaped organ that is the passage between the liver and intestine where bile is held. Formation and Orientation The gall bladder is relatively 8 cm by 4 cm when fully formed. The gallbladder is angled between the rectus abdominis muscle and the costal margin. It is hollow and is made up of three parts; the fundus, the body and the neck. The fundus is the part of the gallbladder that is most far from the cystic duct. This is at the same level of the...

Small Intestine
2013-03-04 15:13:09

The small intestine is the part of the digestive tract that follows the stomach and is followed by the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average between 22 feet 6 inches and 24 feet 4 inches. It is composed of three distinct structural parts; the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. The duodenum is the part of the intestine where most chemical breakdown happens; it is also the shortest part of the intestine. It starts at the duodenal bulb and stops...

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