Dr. Vafa Shayani MD Publications contributions to the medical literature regarding gastric banding
Sarker S, Herold K, Creech S, Shayani V. Early and late complications following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. The American Surgeon, 70(2): 146-150, 2004.
Shayani V. Comparison of Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. [Letter] Journal of the AmericanCollege of Surgeons. 198(3): 501, 2004.
Sarker S. Shayani V. Diagnosis and management of acute gastric distention following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Obesity Surgery, 14: 702-704, 2004.
Sarker S, Myers JA, Shayani V. Superior Weight Loss With Patient-Driven, Fluoroscopically Guided Band Adjustments Following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2005; 9(3): 269-271.
Myers JA, Fischer GA, Sarker S, Shayani V. Gallbladder disease in patients undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 1(6): 561-563, 2005.
Myers JA, Sarker S, Shayani V.Treatment of massive super-obesity with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2(1): 37-40, 2006.
Sarker S, Myers JA, Shayani V. Three-year follow-up weight loss results for patients undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding at a major university medical center: does the weight loss persist? American Journal of Surgery. 191: 372-376, 2006.
Myers JA, Clifford JC, Sarker S, Primeau M, Doninger GL, Shayani V. Quality of life after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding using the BAROS and Moorehead-Ardelt quality of life questionnaire II. JSLS 10(4), 414-420, 2006.
Fischer G, Myers JA, Shayani V. Gastric migration and strangulation following adjustable gastric banding. Accepted for publication in Obesity Surgery.
Manganiello MD, Sarker S, Tempel M, Shayani V. Management of slipped adjustable gastric bands. SOARD, 4(4): 534-538, 2008.
Sunil Bhoyrul, John B Dixon, George Fielding, Christine Ren, Emma Patterson, Lee Grossbard, Vafa Shayani, Marc Bessler, David Voellinger, Helmuth Billy, Robert Cywes, Timothy B Ehrlich, Daniel B Jones, Brad M Watkins, Jaime Ponce, Matthew Brengman andGregory Schroder. Letter to the Editor: Safety and effectiveness of bariatric surgery: Roux-en-y gastric bypass is superior to gastric banding in the management of morbidly obese patients: a response. BioMed Central, Patient Safety in Surgery, 3:17, July 2009.
Shayani V, Voellinger D, Liu C, Cornell C, Okerson T. Safety and efficacy of the LAP-BAND AP® adjustable gastric band in the treatment of obesity: results at 2 years. Postgrad Med. 2012 Jul;124(4):181-8. doi: 10.3810/pgm.2012.07.2561.
Woodman G, Cywes R, Billy H, Montgomery K, Cornell C, Okerson T; APEX Study Group.;Effect of adjustable gastric banding on changes in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and quality of life. Curr Med Res Opin. 2012 Apr;28(4):581-9. doi: 10.1185/03007995.2012.666962. Epub 2012 Mar 12.
Shayani V.Comment on: An investigation of the neural mechanisms underlying the efficacy of the adjustable gastric band. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 May;12(4):838-839. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.12.021. Epub 2015 Dec 17.