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Nursing of the morbidly obese patients treated with laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty / 第二军医大学学报
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-735412
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ABSTRACT

Objective:

To study the nursing of patients with morbid obesity treated with laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty (LVBG).

Methods:

Before operation, obese degree, obesity-related conditions and mental states were examined routinely. Monitoring of respiratory tract, observing operative complications and instructing of diets were done after operation.

Results:

Among 6 patients, 5 were at the third degree of obese, one was at second. In obesity-related conditions, 4 patients had hypertension and acantha derma, 1 had arthritis, and all had respiratory sleeping syndrome. The operations were all successful. The food amount food and body weight both decreased significantly 1 month after operation. The common operative complications were mild bleeding (1 case), shoulder-back pain (1 case), nausea and vomiting (5 cases). Diet principle was high protein, low energy, liquid food was the first choice.

Conclusion:

Observing and preventing respiratory sleeping syndrome are the main points of postoperative cares. Instructing patients to establish correct diet habit is the key to reach the best efficacy of LVBG.
Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Academic Journal of Second Military Medical University Year: 2001 Type: Article

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Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Academic Journal of Second Military Medical University Year: 2001 Type: Article