Bariatric surgery and binge eating disorder: should surgeons care about it? A literature review of prevalence and assessment tools

Tess BH, Maximiano-Ferreira L, Pajecki D, Wang YP. ABSTRACT Background – Eating pathologies among bariatric surgery candidates are common and associated with adverse surgical outcomes, including weight regain and low quality of life. However, their assessment is made difficult by the great variety and inconsistent use of standardized measures. Objective – The purpose of this…

Safety and efficacy of EUS-guided coil plus cyanoacrylate versus conventional cyanoacrylate technique in the treatment of gastric varices: a randomized controlled trial

Lôbo MRA, Chaves DM, de Moura DTH, Ribeiro IB, Ikari E, de Moura EGH. ABSTRACT Background – One of the most feared complications with the use of cyanoacrylate for treatment of gastric varices is the occurrence of potentially life-threatening systemic embolism. Thus, endoscopists are turning towards new techniques, including endoscopic coiling, as a potentially safer…

Predictors of unsuccessful of treatment for fecal incontinence biofeedback for fecal incontinence in female

Murad-Regadas SM, Regadas FSP, Regadas Filho FSP, Mendonca Filho JJ, Andrade Filho RS, Vilarinho AS. ABSTRACT Background – Biofeedback is an effective method of treatment for fecal incontinence but there is controversy regarding factors that may be correlated with its effectiveness. Objective – To evaluate the efficacy of biofeedback in the treatment of fecal incontinence,…