Six Months of Treatment with the Endoscopic Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Liner Does Not Lead to Decreased Systemic Inflammation in Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

C. de Jonge, S.S. Rensen, H.M. D'Agnolo, N.D. Bouvy, W.A. Buurman, J.W. Greve

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Abstract

Obesity is associated with chronic low-grade systemic inflammation. Bariatric surgery has been shown to reduce this inflammation. Here, the effect of a nonsurgical bariatric technique, the duodenal-jejunal bypass liner (DJBL), on systemic inflammation was investigated. Seventeen obese patients with type 2 diabetes were treated with the DJBL for 6 months. Plasma C-reactive protein (CRP), myeloperoxidase (MPO), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) were determined prior to and during DJBL treatment. Three months after initiation of DJBL treatment, TNF-alpha levels had increased from 1.8 +/- 0.1 to 2.1 +/- 0.1 pg/mL, whereas IL-6 increased from 2.7 +/- 0.3 to 4.0 +/- 0.5 pg/mL (both p <0.05). CRP and MPO also increased, though the differences were not significant. After 6 months, the levels of all parameters were similar to baseline levels (CRP, 4.2 +/- 0.6 mg/L; TNF-alpha, 2.0 +/- 0.1 pg/mL; IL-6, 3.5 +/- 0.5 pg/mL; MPO, 53.6 +/- ng/mL; all p = ns compared to baseline). In the current study, 6 months of endoscopic DJBL treatment did not lead to decreased systemic inflammation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)337-341
Number of pages5
JournalObesity Surgery
Volume24
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

Keywords

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Inflammation
  • Duodenal-jejunal exclusion
  • WEIGHT-LOSS
  • BARIATRIC SURGERY
  • INSULIN-RESISTANCE
  • MORBID-OBESITY
  • METAANALYSIS
  • PROTEINS
  • MARKERS
  • DISEASE
  • LEPTIN

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