Functional Evaluation in Obese Patients Before and After Sleeve Gastrectomy

Functional Evaluation in Obese Patients Before and After Sleeve Gastrectomy OBES SURG (2017) 27:3230–3239 DOI 10.1007/s11695-017-2763-x ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS Functional Evaluation in Obese Patients Before and After Sleeve Gastrectomy 1 1 1 1 Daniel Neunhaeuserer & Andrea Gasperetti & Francesco Savalla & Stefano Gobbo & 1 1 2 3 Valentina Bullo & Marco Bergamin & Mirto Foletto & Roberto Vettor & 1 1 Marco Zaccaria & Andrea Ermolao Published online: 6 June 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017 Abstract improved (all p ≤ 0.01). Parameters of ventilatory Background Although sleeve gastrectomy (SG) has become efficiency were not affected by SG. The time-constant an important treatment option in severe obesity, cardiorespi- (Tau τ) of the fundamental component of VO -kinetics, ratory and muscle function after SG has not adequately been reflecting oxygen metabolism in skeletal muscles, was investigated. found to be significantly worsened after SG (p <0.05). Methods This is an observational study in 26 obese patients Finally, muscle strength and balance parameters were not (BMI 45.2 ± 5.8 kg/m ), comparing physical function before much affected by SG. and after 6 months from SG. All available patients listed for Conclusions The ventilatory and cardiac function do not ap- SG were here included. Incremental cardiopulmonary exer- pear negatively affected by Obesity Surgery Springer Journals

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