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Bariatric surgery: Long-term effects of sleeve and bypass on diabetes remission

Bariatric surgery: Long-term effects of sleeve and bypass on diabetes remission

The most important thing about any operative procedure is the long-term benefit it will provide. This discussion is valid for any type of procedure from inguinal hernias, oncological surgeries and even bariatric procedures. As for bariatric surgeries, we must balance two main elements: restriction and desorption. In the early days of bariatric surgery, malabsorption was …

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What is the incidence of revision surgery after decompression or lumbar arthrodesis?

What is the incidence of revision surgery after decompression or lumbar arthrodesis?

There has been a significant increase in decompression or arthrodesis surgeries for lumbar spine pathologies in the last three decades, especially in patients over 65 years of age. With the increase in this number, there is also an increase in the number of revision surgeries caused by pseudarthrosis, persistence of pain or natural evolution of …

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