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Comparison of peri-operative core temperature in obese and non-obese patients*
Our aim was to compare peri-operative core temperatures and the incidence of hypothermia in obese and non-obese women with active forced-air warming. Twenty female patients scheduled for abdominal surgery were allocated ...
Patients Having Bariatric Surgery: Surgical Options in Morbidly Obese Patients with Barrett’s Esophagus
(Springer New York LLC, 2016)
© 2016, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This article summarizes the currently knowledge and results observed in patients with obesity and Barrett’s esophagus which were presented and discussed during the IFSO ...
Patients Having Bariatric Surgery: Surgical Options in Morbidly Obese Patients with Barrett's Esophagus
This article summarizes the currently knowledge and results observed in patients with obesity and Barrett's esophagus which were presented and discussed during the IFSO 2014 held in Montreal. In this meeting, the surgical ...
Response to Chemotherapy in Overweight/Obese Patients With Low-Risk Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia
(Lippincott Williams &wilkins, 2015-05-01)
Objective Despite rising global obesity rates, the impact of obesity on gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) remains uninvestigated. This study aimed at investigating whether overweight/obesity relates to response to ...
Changes in gene expression in PBMCs profiles of PPAR alpha target genes in obese and non-obese individuals during fasting
Background: The prevalence of obesity has risen dramatically and the World Health Organization estimates that 700 million people will be obese worldwide by 2015. Approximately, 50% of the Brazilian population above 20 years ...
The burden of abdominal obesity with physical inactivity on health expenditure in Brazil
The purpose of this study was to analyze the association between the clustering of physical inactivity with abdominal obesity and public health care expenditure in Brazilian adults. The sample was composed of 963 patients ...
Effects of a multidisciplinary program on morbid obese patients and patients with comorbility who are likely to be candidates for bariatric surgery
Introduction: Morbid obesity is a disease that must be treated comprehensively (i.e. multi/interdisciplinary). Bariatric surgery is an effective and secure procedure for treating this health condition
Evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea in obese patients scheduled for bariactric surgery
(Sociedade Brasileira para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Cirurgia, 2013-04-01)
PURPOSE: To evaluate the frequency of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in obese patients scheduled for bariatric surgery and their identification for risk of OSA by Berlin Questionnaire (BQ) and excessive daytime sleepiness ...
Obesity and Physical Activity in the Daily Life of Patients with COPD
The aim of this study was to investigate the differences in body composition between physically active and inactive patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the relationship of obesity [according to ...
The pain and pleasure of being what one is: Viewpoints of health professionals and patients about being overweight/obese
(Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2014-01-01)
The objective of this article is to discuss the meanings that health professionals and patients in treatment attribute to obesity. The research consisted of a qualitative survey in health, based on in-depth interviews with ...