Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens

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    The Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens at Cincinnati Children’s provides information on publications and news releases related to bariatric surgery and weight management.

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    Publications

    The faculty members in the Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens have been leading the nationwide effort to bring surgical weight management services to teenagers. Here is a sample of recent peer-reviewed articles published by our faculty:

    • Inge TH, Zeller MH, Jenkins TM, Helmrath M, Brandt ML, Michalsky MP, Harmon CM, Courcoulas A, Horlick M, Xanthakos SA, Dolan L, Mitsnefes M, Barnett SJ, Buncher R, for the Teen-LABS Consortium. Perioperative Outcomes of Adolescents Undergoing Bariatric Surgery: The Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) Study. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jan;168(1):47-53; PubMed PMID: 24189578.
    • Cushing CC, Benoit SC, Peugh JL, Reiter-Purtill J, Inge TH, Zeller MH. Longitudinal trends in hedonic hunger after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in adolescents. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 Jan-Feb;10(1):125-30; PubMed PMID: 24135561.
    • Stefater MA, Xanthakos SA, Johannigman J, Inge TH. Three-decade metabolic outcome of neonatal gastrectomy and early Roux-en-Y. Pediatr Surg Int. 2014 Feb;30(2):249-52; PubMed PMID: 23794021.
    • Michalsky MP, Inge TH, Teich S, Eneli I, Miller R, Brandt ML, Helmrath M, Harmon CM, Zeller MH, Jenkins TM, Courcoulas A, Buncher RC; Teen-LABS Consortium.  Adolescent bariatric surgery program characteristics: The Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) study experience. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2014 Feb;23(1):5-10. Epub 2013 Oct 31.
    • Zitsman JL, Inge TH, Reichard KW, Browne AF, Harmon CM, Michalsky MP.   Pediatric and adolescent obesity: Management, options for surgery, and outcomes.  J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Mar;49(3):491-494. PubMed PMID: 24650484.
    • Modi AC, Zeller MH, Xanthakos SA, Jenkins TM, Inge TH. Adherence to vitamin supplementation following adolescent bariatric surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring).  2013 Mar;21(3):E190-5. doi: 10.1002/oby.20031. PubMed PMID: 23404956; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3630236.
    • Jenkins TM, Buncher CR, Akers R, Zeller M, Daniels SR, Lawson ML, Khoury P, Inge TH.  Validity of a Weight History Questionnaire to Identify Adolescent Obesity.  Obes Surg. 2013 Sep;23(9):1404-12; PMID: 23475789
    • Bretault M, Boillot A, Muzard L, Poitou C, Oppert JM, Barsamian C, Gatta B, Müller H, Weismann D, Rottembourg D, Inge T, Veyrie N, Carette C, Czernichow S.  Bariatric surgery following treatment for craniopharyngioma: a systematic review and individual-level data meta-analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23533238.
    • Matsuo Y, Oberbach A, Till H, Inge TH, Wabitsch M, Moss A, Jehmlich N, Völker U, Müller U, Siegfried W, Kanesawa N, Kurabayashi M, Schuler G, Linke A, Adams V. Impaired HDL function in obese adolescents: Impact of lifestyle intervention and bariatric surgery.  Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Dec;21(12):E687-95 PMID: 23804534
    • Kruger AJ, Hrovat KB, Xanthakos SA, Inge TH. Preparation of a severely obese adolescent for significant and long-term weight loss: an illustrative case.  Pediatr Surg Int. Aug;29(8):835-9; PubMed PMID: 23588847.
    • Sawhney P, Modi AC, Jenkins TM, Zeller MH, Kollar LM, Inge TH, Xanthakos SA. Predictors and outcomes of adolescent bariatric support group attendance. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2013 Sep-Oct;9(5):773-9. doi: 0.1016/j.soard.2013.03.016. Epub 2013 May 3 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3831509.
    • Diepstraten J, Chidambaran V, Sadhasivam S, Blussé van Oud-Alblas HJ, Inge T, van Ramshorst B, van Dongen EP, Vinks AA, Knibbe CA. An integrated  population pharmacokinetic meta-analysis of propofol in morbidly obese and nonobese adults, adolescents, and children. CPT Pharmacometrics Syst Pharmacol. 2013 Sep 11;2:e73. PubMed PMID: 24026252.
    • Chuang J, Zeller MH, Inge T, Crimmins N. Bariatric surgery for severe obesity in two adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Pediatrics. 2013 Oct;132(4):e1031-4. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-3640. Epub 2013 Sep 23. PubMed PMID: 24062368; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3784289.
    • Miyano G, Jenkins TM, Xanthakos SA, Garcia VF, Inge TH. Perioperative outcome of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a children's hospital experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Oct;48(10):2092-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.05.019. PubMed PMID: 24094963.
    • Kelly AS, Barlow SE, Rao G, Inge TH, Hayman LL, Steinberger J, Urbina EM, Ewing LJ, Daniels SR; Severe obesity in children and adolescents: identification, associated health risks, and treatment approaches: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2013 Oct 8;128(15):1689-712.
    • Inge TH, King WC, Jenkins TM, Courcoulas AP, Mitsnefes M, Flum DR, Wolfe BM, Pomp A, Dakin GF, Khandelwal S, Zeller MH, Horlick M, Pender JR, Chen JY, Daniels SR. The Effect of Obesity in Adolescence on Adult Health Status. Pediatrics. 2013 Dec;132(6):1098-104; PubMed PMID: 24249816.
    • Oberbach A, Neuhaus J, Inge T, Kirsch K, Schlichting N, Blüher S, Kullnick Y, Kugler J, Baumann S, Till H. Bariatric surgery in severely obese adolescents improves major comorbidities including hyperuricemia. Metabolism. 2013 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24332707.
    • Stefater M, Jenkins T, Inge T. Bariatric surgery for adolescents. Pediatr Diabetes. 2013 Feb;14(1):1-12. PubMed PMID: 22830534.
    • Stefater MA, Kohli R, Inge TH.  Advances in the surgical treatment of morbid obesity.  Mol Aspects Med. 2013 Feb;34(1):84-94. PMID: 23089054
    • Bingham NC, Rose SR, Inge TH. Bariatric surgery in hypothalamic obesity. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2012 Feb 14;3:23. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2012.00023. eCollection 2012. PubMed PMID: 22649412; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3355900.
    • Jeffreys RM, Hrovat K, Woo JG, Schmidt M, Inge TH, Xanthakos SA.  Dietary assessment of adolescents undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: macro- and micronutrient, fiber, and supplement intake. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012 May-Jun;8(3):331-6. PubMed PMID: 22260884
    • Diepstraten J, Chidambaran V, Sadhasivam S, Esslinger HR, Cox SL, Inge TH, Knibbe CA, Vinks AA. Propofol clearance in morbidly obese children and adolescents: influence of age and body size. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2012 Aug 1;51(8):543-51. PubMed PMID: 22690673
    • Bingham NC, Rose SR, Inge TH. Bariatric surgery in hypothalamic obesity. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2012;3:23. Epub 2012 Feb 14. PubMed PMID: 22649412; Central PMCID: PMC3355900.
    • Ratcliff, MB, Reiter-Purtill, J, Inge, T., Zeller, M.  Changes in Depressive Symptoms among Adolescent Bariatric Candidates from the Pre-Operative Psychological Evaluation to Immediately Preceding Surgery, Surgery for Obesity and Related Disorders, 2011; 7(1):50-4. PubMed PMID: 20678968.
    • Meg H. Zeller, Shanna M. Guilfoyle, Jennifer Reiter-Purtill, Megan B. Ratcliff, Thomas H. Inge, Jeffrey D. Long.  Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Caregiver and Family Functioning Across the First Post-Operative Year.  Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Mar-Apr;7(2):145-50. PMID: 20869329.
    • Anne-Marie D. Kaulfers, Judy A. Bean, Thomas H. Inge, Lawrence M. Dolan, Heidi J. Kalkwarf.  Bone Loss in Adolescents after Bariatric Surgery.  Pediatrics. 2011; 127(4):e956-61. PMCID: PMC3065081.
    • Todd M Jenkins, Stavra A Xanthakos, Meg H Zeller, Sean J Barnett, Thomas H Inge.  Distance to clinic and follow-up visit compliance in an adolescent gastric bypass cohort.  Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011; 7(5):611-615 PMID: 23475789.
    • Zeller, M.H., Reiter-Purtill, J., Ratcliff, M. Inge, T.H., Noll, J.  Two-year Trends in Psychosocial Functioning Following Adolescent Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.   Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 21497142.
    • Jennifer B. Hillman, Rachel Miller, Thomas H. Inge.  Reproductive health concerns and acceptance of intrauterine contraception among severely obese adolescent females seeking bariatric surgery. 2011 Apr;20(4):533-8.PubMed PMID: 21413894
    • Ratcliff MB, Reiter-Purtill J, Inge TH, Zeller MH. Changes in depressive symptoms among adolescent bariatric candidates from preoperative psychological evaluation to immediately before surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Jan-Feb;7(1):50-4. PubMed PMID: 20678968.
    • Michalsky M, Reichard K, Inge T, Pratt J, Lenders C; American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. ASMBS pediatric committee best practice guidelines. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012 Jan-Feb;8(1):1-7. Epub 2011 Sep 23. PubMed  PMID: 22030146.
    • Siegel RM, Inge TH. Life-threatening childhood obesity and legal intervention.  JAMA. 2011 Oct 26;306(16):1763; author reply 1764. PubMed PMID: 22028350.
    • Kohli R, Stefater MA, Inge TH. Molecular insights from bariatric surgery. Rev Endocr Metab Disord. 2011 Sep;12(3):211-7.
    • Inge TH, Jenkins TM, Zeller M, Dolan L, Daniels SR, Garcia VF, Brandt ML, Bean J, Gamm K, Xanthakos Baseline BMI is a strong predictor of nadir BMI after adolescent gastric bypass. SA. . J Pediatr. 2010; 156(1):103.  PMID 19775700
    • Mary L. Brandt, Carroll M. Harmon, Michael A. Helmrath, Thomas H. Inge, Siripoom V. McKay and Marc Michalsky.  Morbid obesity in pediatric diabetes mellitus: surgical options and outcomes.  Nature Reviews: Endocrinology.  2010 Nov;6(11):637-45. PubMed PMID:20842181.
    • Inge TH, Xanthakos S.  Sleeve Gastrectomy for Childhood Morbid Obesity: Why Not?Obes Surg. 2010 Jan;20(1):118-20.
    • Woo JG, Zeller MH, Wilson K, Inge T. Obesity identified by discharge ICD-9 codes underestimates the true prevalence of obesity in hospitalized children. J Pediatr. 2009 Mar;154(3):327-31. PMID: 18950792.
    • Inge TH, Miyano G, Bean J, Helmrath M, Courcoulas A, Harmon CM, Chen MK, Wilson K, Daniels SR, Garcia VF, Brandt ML, Dolan LM. Reversal of type 2 diabetes mellitus and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors after surgical weight loss in adolescents. Pediatrics. 2009 Jan;123(1):214-22. PubMed PMID: 19117885.
    • Miyano G, Kalra M, Inge TH.Adolescent paraplegia, morbid obesity, and pickwickian syndrome: outcome of gastric bypass surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Mar;44(3):e41-4. PubMed PMID: 19302844.
    • Zeller MH, Modi AC, Noll JG, Long JD, Inge TH. Psychosocial functioning improves following adolescent bariatric surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May;17(5):985-90
    • Pratt JS, Lenders CM, Dionne EA, Hoppin AG, Hsu GL, Inge TH, Lawlor DF, Marino MF, Meyers AF, Rosenblum JL, Sanchez VM. Best practice updates for pediatric/adolescent weight loss surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May;17(5):901-10. Feb 19.
    • Browne AF, Inge T. How young for bariatric surgery in children? Semin Pediatr Surg. 2009 Aug;18(3):176-85. PubMed PMID: 19573760.
    • Holly M. Ippisch, Thomas H. Inge, Stephen R. Daniels, Baiyang Wang, Philip R. Khoury, Sandra A. Witt, Betty J. Glascock, Victor F. Garcia, Thomas R. Kimball, Reversibility of Cardiac Abnormalities in Extremely Overweight Adolescents.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2008 Apr 8;51(14):1342-8.
    • Kalra M, Mannaa M, Fitz K, Kumar S, Chakraborty R, Sheng X, Inge T. Effect of surgical weight loss on sleep architecture in adolescents with severe obesity.  Obesity Surgery. 2008 Jun;18(6):675-9. 
    • Modi AC, Loux TJ, Bell SK, Harmon CM, Inge TH, Zeller MH.  Weight-specific health-related quality of life in adolescents with extreme obesity. Obesity 2008 Oct;16(10):2266-71
    • Inge TH.  Childhood obesity--a problem of surgical proportions?  Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2008 Apr;5(4):180-1.
    • Inge T, Helmrath M, Vierra M, Ikramuddin S.  Challenges of adolescent bariatric surgery: tips for managing the extremely obese teen.  Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques 2008 Feb;18(1):157-69.
    • Ori Eyal, Sumana Sundararajan, Thomas Inge, Susan R. Rose.   Obesity in patients with craniopharyngioma. The Endocrinologist.  2006 16:286
    • Tsai WS, Inge TH, Burd RS. Bariatric surgery in adolescents: recent national trends in use and in-hospital outcome. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2007 Mar;161(3):217-21.
    • Thomas H. Inge, Kimberly Wilson, Kim Gamm, Shelley Kirk, Victor F. Garcia, Stephen  R. Daniels, Preferential Loss of Central (Trunk) Adiposity in Adolescents after Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. Surgery for Obesity and Related Metabolic Diseases 2007 Mar-Apr;3(2):153-8.
    • Christopher M. Tangren, Linda Cripe, Robert H. Beekman, III, and Thomas H. Inge.  Gastric bypass and balloon valvuloplasty in the management of critical aortic stenosis in a morbidly obese adolescent.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2007 Aug;42(8):1443-5.
    • Thomas H. Inge, Paul Pfluger, Meg Zeller, Susan R. Rose, Lukas Burget, Sumana Sundararajan, Stephen R. Daniels & Matthias H. Tschöp.  Gastric Bypass for Treatment of Hypothalamic Obesity after Craniopharyngioma Therapy.  Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2007 Aug;3(8):606-9.
    • Roehrig HR Xanthakos SA, Sweeney J, Zeller MH, Inge TH. Pregnancy after gastric bypass surgery in adolescents. Obesity Surgery, 17:873-877, 2007
    • Inge TH, Zeller M, Harmon C, Helmrath M, Bean J, Modi A, Horlick M, Kalra M, Xanthakos S, Miller R, Akers R, Courcoulas A.  Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery: methodological features of the first prospective multicenter study of adolescent bariatric surgery.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2007 Nov;42(11):1969-71.
    • Miller RJ, Xanthakos SA, Hillard PJ, Inge TH.  Bariatric surgery and adolescent gynecology.  Current Opinions in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2007 Oct 19(5):427-33.
    • Inge TH, Xanthakos SA, Zeller MH. Bariatric surgery for pediatric extreme obesity: now or later? International Journal of Obesity. 2007 Jan;31(1):1-14.
    • Meg H. Zeller, Helmut R. Roehrig, Avani C. Modi, Stephen R. Daniels, and Thomas H. Inge. Adolescents Seeking Bariatric Surgery: An Examination of Health-Related Quality of Life and Depressive Symptoms. Pediatrics 2006 Apr;117(4):1155-61
    • Xanthakos, S., Miles, L., Bucuvalas, J., Daniels, S., Garcia, V., Inge, T.  Histologic Spectrum of NASH in Morbidly Obese Adolescents Differs from Adults.  Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2006 Feb;4(2):226-32.
    • Lawson, L., Harmon, C., Chen, M., Loux, T., Kirk, S., Garcia, V., Daniels, S., Inge, T. One Year Outcomes of Roux en Y Gastric Bypass in Adolescents: A multicenter report from the Pediatric Bariatric Study Group. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2006 41(1):137-43; discussion 137-43.
    • Helmrath MA, Brandt ML, Inge TH. Adolescent obesity and bariatric surgery.Surgical Clinics of North America. 2006 Apr;86(2):441-54.
    • Xanthakos, S. and T. Inge.  Nutritional Consequences of Bariatric Surgery.  Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care.  2006 9(4):489-496
    • Kalra M, Inge T.  Effect of bariatric surgery on obstructive sleep apnoea in adolescents. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 2006 Dec;7(4):260-7
    • Xanthakos SA, Daniels SR, Inge TH.  Bariatric surgery in adolescents: an update.  Adolescent Medicine Clinics 17(3):589-612; 2006
    • Inge, T.H., Donnelly, L.F., Vierra, M., Cohen, A., Daniels, S.R., Garcia, V.F. Managing Bariatric Patients In a Children’s Hospital:  Radiologic Considerations and Limitations.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2005. 40:609-617
    • Maninder Kalra, Thomas Inge, Victor Garcia, Stephen Daniels, Louise Lawson, Rebecca Curti, Aliza Cohen, and Raouf Amin.  Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Morbidly Obese Adolescents: Effect of Bariatric Surgical Intervention. Obesity Research 2005 13:1175-1179
    • Allen, S., Lawson, L., Garcia, V., Inge, T. Attitudes of ASBS members concerning adolescent bariatric surgery, Obesity Surgery 2005 Sep;15(8):1192-5.
    • Inge, T.H., Garcia, V.F., Daniels, S.R., et.al. A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Adolescent Bariatric Surgical Patient.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2004. 39:442-447
    • Inge, T., Krebs, N., Garcia, V., Skelton, J., Guice, K., Strauss, R., Albanese, C., Brandt, M., Donovan, E., Hammer, L., Harmon, C., Kane, T., Klish, W., Oldham, K, Rudolph, C., Daniels, S.  Bariatric Surgery for Severely Overweight Adolescents: Concerns and Recommendations.  Pediatrics, 2004; 114: 217-223.
    • Towbin, A., Inge, T.H., Garcia, V.F., Roerig, H.R., Clements, R.H., Harmon, C.M., Daniels, S.R.  Beriberi after gastric bypass surgery.  Journal of Pediatrics, 2004.  145(2):263-267.
    • Inge, T.H., Zeller, M., Garcia, V., Daniels, S.  Surgical Approach to Adolescent Severe Obesity. Adolescent Medicine Clinics, 2004. 15:429-453.
 
 
 
 
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