Published in Health and Medicine Week, August 14th, 2006
Study 1: Biliopancreatic diversion with pylorus-preserving sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch is associated with suppressed ghrelin levels and may lead to longlasting weight-loss.
According to recent research published in the journal Obesity Surgery, "Ghrelin is a peptide hormone with orexigenic properties, primarily produced by the stomach. Different changes in fasting ghrelin levels have been reported following bariatric surgery."
"In this study," proposed E.V. Kotidis and colleagues, Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, "we investigate...
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