Duodenal-jejunal bypass sleeve for the treatment of obesity with or without Type 2 Diabetes


This assessment addresses two subpopulations of interest: 

1) adult obese patients (grade III obesity/BMI ≥40 or grade II obesity/BMI 35.0–39.9 with comorbidities) 

2) patients with Type 2 DM and obesity ≥ grade I. 

The DJBS is a 60 cm long impermeable sleeve-like device (fluoropolymer), placed endo-scopically under general anaesthesia into the small intestine for up to 12 months. The device is removed endoscopically [Australian Government: Department of Health and Ageing 2010, ECRI Institute 2012, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 2012]. 

The HTA Core Model for Rapid Relative Effectiveness was the main source for selecting relevant assessment elements. A systematic literature search (without restriction on publi-cation date) of bibliographic databases, in the Cochrane Library and in the database of the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, complemented by a SCOPUS handsearch, was used for compiling the domains ‘Safety’ and ‘Clinical effectiveness’. 

Tags: diabetes, obesity
Year: 2013
Source: https://www.eunethta.eu

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