Laparoscopic Metabolic Surgery for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Asia

Posted On 2017-03-06 02:22:19
The special issue, guest edited by Dr. Wei-Jei Lee, aims to provide comprehensive surgical techniques on laparoscopic metabolic surgery to surgeons all around the world, which we hope will also be beneficial to the growth of young surgeons and also for the benefit of patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

Editorial 
Emerging of laparoscopic metabolic surgery
Wei-Jei Lee  

Original Article 
A randomised controlled trial comparing the use of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements versus very low calorie dietary restriction in obese Malaysian patients awaiting bariatric surgery
Zainal Adwin Zainal Abidin, Nik Ritza Kosai, Mustafa Mohd Taher, Iman Ghoneim, Mohd Aznan Shuhaili, Nur Yasmin Yaacob, Reynu Rajan 

Review Article 
Diabetes burden in Asia: the role of metabolic surgery
Chih-Hung Lin, Lee-Ming Chuang

Sleeve gastrectomy for the treatment of Asian type II diabetics: long term results
Shirley Yuk-Wah Liu, Simon Kin-Hung Wong

Single anastomosis (mini-) gastric bypass for the treatment of Asian type 2 diabetes mellitus
Nawaf Alkhalifah, Wei-Jei Lee

Mechanism of diabetes control after metabolic surgery
Wei-Jei Lee, Owaid Almalki

Chronic kidney disease and metabolic surgery in Asia
Jun Liang Teh, Asim Shabbir

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and metabolic surgery in Asia
Palanivelu Praveen Raj, Siddhartha Bhattacharya, S. Saravana Kumar, Sandeep C. Sabnis, Ramakrishnan Parthasarathi, Parimala Devi Kumara Swamy, Chinnusamy Palanivelu

Characteristics of the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes in Asians
Young Min Cho