Publications from CORE - 2007 and earlier

Substantial intentional weight loss and mortality in the severely obese.

Peeters, A., O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., Laurie, C, P., English, D., & Flum, D.

Annals of Surgery, 2007: 246(6), 1028-1033.

 

Daytime sleepiness in the obese: Not as simple as obstructive sleep apnea.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, M, E., Anderson, M, L., Schachter, LM. & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity, 2007: 15(10), 2504-2511.

 

Night eating syndrome and nocturnal snacking: association with obesity, binge eating and psychological distress.

Colles, S, L., Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE. 

International Journal of Obesity, 2007: 31(11), 1722-1730.

 

Eating behavior as a prognostic factor for weight loss after gastric bypass.

Sallet, P, C., Dixon, J, A.,  Collis, E., Pisani, C, E., Levy, A., Bonaldi, F, L., Cordas T, A.

Obesity Surgery, 2007: 17(4), 445-451.

 

Progressive fibrosis in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: association with altered regeneration and a ductular reaction.

Richardson, M, M., Jonsson, J, R., Powell, E, E., Brunt, E, M., Neuschwander-Tetri, B, A., Bhathal, P, S., Dixon, JB., Weltman, M, D., Tilg, H., Moschen, A, R., Purdie, D, M., Demetris, A, J., Clouston, A, D.

Gastroenterology, 2007: 133(1), 80-90. 

 

Bleeding complications in skin cancer surgery are associated with warfarin but not aspirin therapy.

Dixon, A, J., Dixon, M, P., & Dixon, JB. 

British Journal of Surgery, 2007: 94(11), 1356-1360.

 

Prospective study of long-term patient perceptions of their skin cancer surgery.

Dixon, A, J., Dixon, M, P., & Dixon, JB. 

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2007: 57(3), 445-453.

 

The Lap-Band APTM system: The platform advances.

O'Brien, PE.

Bariatric Times, 2007: 4(5), 8-11.

 

Smaller hip circumference is associated with Dyslipidemia and the Metabolic Syndrome in obese women.

Dixon, JB., Strauss, B, J, G., Laurie, C., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2007; 17(6), 770-777.

 

Surgical treatment for obesity and its impact on non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.

Dixon, JB.

Clinics in Liver Disease, 2007: 11(1),141-154.

 

Family history of coronary heart disease is associated with a higher incidence of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Central obesity the likely link

Zhang, L., Pu, K., Chai, Z., & Dixon, JB.

Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 2007: 1(2), 125-131.

 

Changes in body composition with weight loss: Obese subjects randomised to surgical and medical programs.

Dixon, JB., Strauss, B, J, G., Laurie, C., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity, 2007: 15(5),1187-1198.

 

Changes in fat-free mass during significant weight loss: a systematic review.

Chaston, T., Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

International Journal of Obesity, 2007: 31(5), 743-750.

 

Single frequency bioelectrical impedance is a poor method for determining fat mass in moderately obese women.

Alvarez, V., Dixon, JB., Strauss, B, J, G., Laurie, C., Chaston, T., & O'Brien PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2007: 17(2), 211-221.

 

Differential regulation of adiponectin receptor gene expression by adiponectin and leptin in myotubes derived from obese and diabetic individuals.

McAinch, A, J., Steinberg, G, R., Mollica, J., O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., Lance McCaulay, S., Kemp,  B, E., & Cameron-Smith, D.

Obesity, 2006: 14(11), 1898-1904.

 

Leptin stimulation of COXIV is impaired in obese skeletal muscle myotubes.

McAinch, A, J., Steingberg, G, R., Mollica, J., O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., Kemp, B, E., & Cameron-Smith, D.

Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 2007: 1(1), 53-60.

 

Preoperative weight loss with a very-low-energy diet: quantitation of changes in liver and abdominal fat by serial imaging.

Colles, S, L., Dixon, JB., Marks, P., Strauss, BJ., & O'Brien, PE.

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2006: 84(2), 304-311.

 

The Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling 3 Inhibits Leptin Activation of AMP-Kinase in Cultured Skeletal Muscle of Obese Humans.

Steinberg, G, R., McAinch, A, J., Chen, M, B., O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., Cameron-Smith D., & Kemp, B, E.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2006: 91(9), 3592-3597.

 

Combined Strategies in the Management of Obesity.

Dixon, J., & Dixon, M.

Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2006: 15, 63-69.

 

Management of Obesity - the role of surgery.

Brown, W., Dixon, J., & O'Brien, PE.

Australian Family Physician, 2006: 35(8), 584-586.

 

Weight Loss Medications: Where do they fit in?

Dixon, J.

Australian Family Physician, 2006: 35(8), 576-579.

 

Current Teaching about Obesity in Australian Universities, Specialist Medical Colleges and Through Continuing Medical Education.

Hayden, M, J., Piterman, L., Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

Medical Journal of Australia, 2006: 185(5), 293-294.

 

Weight Loss and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: falls in Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Concentrations are Associated with Histologic Improvement.

Dixon, JB., Bhathal, P, S., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2006: 16(10), 1278-1286.

 

Systematic Review of Medium-Term Weight Loss after Bariatric Operations.

O'Brien, PE., McPhail, T., Chaston, T, B., & Dixon, JB.

Obesity Surgery, 2006: 16(8), 1032-1040.

 

Night Eating Syndrome: Impact on Bariatric Surgery.

Colles, S, L, & Dixon, JB.

Obesity Surgery, 2006: 16(7), 811-820.

 

Treatment of mild to moderate obesity with Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding or an intensive medical program: A randomized trial.

O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., Laurie, C., Skinner, S., Proietto, J., McNeil, J., Strauss, B., Marks, S., Schachter, L., Chapman, L., & Anderson, M.

Annals of Internal Medicine, 2006: 144(9), 625-633.

 

Obesity and the White Blood Cell Count: Changes with Sustained Weight Loss.

Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2006: 16(3), 251-257.

 

A "gentle" surgical weight loss technique.

O'Brien, PE.

Diabetes Management, 2005: 13, 8-9.

 

Birth Outcomes in Obese Women After Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding.

Dixon, JB., & Dixon, M, E., & O'Brien, PE.

Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2005: 106(5), 965-972.

 

Impaired Activation of AMP-Kinase and Fatty Acid Oxidation by Globular Adiponectin in Cultured Human Skeletal Muscle of Obese Type 2 Diabetics.

Chen, M, B., McAinch, J, A., Macaulay, S, L., Castelli, L, A., O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., Cameron-Smith, D., Kemp, B, E., & Steinberg, G, R.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2005: 90(6), 3665-3672.

 

Obesity, Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery.

O'Brien, PE., Brown, W, A., & Dixon, JB.

Medical Journal of Australia, 2005: 183(6), 310-314.

 

Minimal Reporting Requirements for Weight Loss: Current Methods Not Ideal.

Dixon, JB., McPhail, T., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2005: 15(7), 1034-1039.

 

A Prospective Randomized Trial of Placement of the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band: Comparison of the Perigastric and Pars Flaccida Pathways.

O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., Laurie, C., & Anderson, M.

Obesity Surgery, 2005: 15(6), 820-826.

 

Shoulder pain is a common problem following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding surgery.

Dixon JB, Reuben Y, Halket C, O'Brien PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2005: 15(8), 1111-1117.

 

Sustained Weight Loss in Obese Subjects has Benefits that are Independent of Attained Weight.

Dixon, JB., Anderson, M., Cameron-Smith, D., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Research, 2004: 12(11), 1895-1902.

 

Permeability of the silicone membrane in Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Bands has important clinical implications.

Dixon, J, B, & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2005; 15, 624-629.

 

Preoxygenation is more effective in the 25° head-up position than in the supine position in severely obese patients: A randomized controlled study.

Dixon, BJ., Dixon, JB., Carden, J, R., Burn, A, J., Schachter, LM., Playfair, J, M., Laurie, C, P., & O'Brien, PE.

Anesthesiology, 2005: 102(6), 1110-1115.

 

Evidence-based surgical hypotheses: Flaws in methods of evidence-based medicine may adversely affect public health directives.

Kral, J, G., Dixon, JB., Horber, F, F., Rossner, S., Stiles, S., Torgerson, J, S., Sugerman,  H, G.

Surgery, 2005: 137(3), 279-284.

 

Polysomnography before and after weight loss in obese patients with severe sleep apnea.

Dixon, JB., Schachter, LM., & O'Brien, PE.

International Journal of Obesity, 2005: 29(9), 1048-1054.

 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding induces prolonged satiety: A randomised blind crossover study.

Dixon, A., Dixon, JB., O'Brien, PE.

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2005: 90(2), 813-819.

 

Research update and opportunities III - ASBS Consensus Conference 2004.

Dixon, JB.

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2005: 1, 348-352.

 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding - ASBS Consensus Conference 2004.

Ponce, J., & Dixon, JB.

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2005: 1, 310-316.

 

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Improvement in Liver Histological Analysis with Weight Loss.

Dixon, JB., Bhathal, P., Hughes, N, R., & O'Brien, PE.

Hepatology, 2004: 39(6), 1647-1654.

 

Obesity is a surgical disease: overview of obesity and bariatric surgery.

O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., & Brown, W, A.

Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2004: 74(4), 200-204.

 

Patient motivation for bariatric surgery: Characteristics and impact on outcomes.

Libeton, M., Dixon, JB., Laurie, C., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2004: 14(3), 392-398.

 

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in the treatment of obesity: A systematic literature review.

Chapman, A, E., Kiroff, G., Game, P., Foster, B., O'Brien, PE., Ham, J., & Maddern, G, J.

Surgery, 2004: 135(3), 326-351.

 

Body composition changes following laparoscopic gastric banding for morbid obesity.

Strauss, B, J, G., Marks, S, J., Growcott, J, P., Stroud, D, B, Lo C, S, Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

Acta Diabetologica, 2003: 40, 266-269.

 

Pro-fibrotic polymorphisms predictive of advanced liver fibrosis in the severely obese.

Dixon, JB., Bhathal, P, S., Jonsson, J, R., Dixon, A, F., Powell, E, E., & O'Brien, PE.

Journal of Hepatology, 2003: 39, 967-971.

 

Severe Gastroesophageal Reflux is associated with reduced carbon monoxide diffusing capacity.

Schachter, LM., Dixon, JB., Pierce, R, J., & O'Brien, PE.

CHEST, 2003: 123(6), 1932 - 1938.

 

Depression in association with severe obesity: Changes with weight loss.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, M, E., & O'Brien, PE.

Archives of Internal Medicine, 2003: 163(17), 2058-65.

 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding for severe obesity: An important role for the bariatric physician.

Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

American Journal of Bariatric Medicine, 2002: 18, 15-20.

 

Predicting sleep apnoea and excessive day sleepiness in the severely obese: Indicators for polysomnography.

Dixon, JB., Schachter,  LM., & O'Brien PE.

CHEST, 2003: 123(4), 1134-41.

 

Lap-Band®: Outcomes and results.

O'Brien, PE., & Dixon, JB.

Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, 2003: 13(4), 265-270.

 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding in the treatment of morbid obesity.

O'Brien, PE., & Dixon, JB.

Archives of Surgery, 2003: 138(4), 376-382.

 

Improvements in insulin sensitivity and beta cell function (HOMA) with weight loss in the severely obese.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, A, F., & O'Brien, PE.

Diabetic Medicine, 2003: 20, 127-34.

 

Cardiovascular benefit of light to moderate alcohol consumption.

Dixon, A, F, R., Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

The Australian Family Physician, 2003: 32, 649-52.

 

A rational approach to Cholelithiasis in Bariatric Surgery: Its application to the laparoscopically placed adjustable gastric band.

O'Brien, PE., & Dixon, JB.

Archives of Surgery, 2003; 138(8), 908-912.

 

Changes in comorbidities and improvements in quality of life after LAP-BAND placement.

Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

The American Journal of Surgery, 2002: 184, 51-54.

 

Weight Loss and early and late complications - the international experience.

O'Brien, PE., & Dixon, JB.

The American Journal of Surgery, 2002: 184, 42-45.

 

Patient management after LAP-BAND placement.

Favretyi,  F., O'Brien, PE., & Dixon, JB.

The American Journal of Surgery, 2002: 184, 38-41.

 

Selecting the optimal patient for Lap-Band placement.

Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

The American Journal of Surgery, 2002: 184, 17-20.

 

The extent of the problem of obesity.

O'Brien, PE., & Dixon, JB.

The American Journal of Surgery, 2002: 184, 4-8.

 

Sweet eating is not a predictor of outcome after Lap-Band placement. Can we finally bury the myth?

Hudson, S, M., Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2002: 12(6), 789-94.

 

Neck circumference a good predictor of raised insulin and free androgen index in obese premenopausal women: Changes with weight loss.

Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

Clinical Endocrinology, 2002: 57(6), 769-78.

 

Lipid profile in the severely obese: Changes with Weight Loss after Lap-Band Surgery.

Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Research, 2002: 10(9), 903-910.

 

The Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band®): A prospective study of medium-term effects on weight, health and quality of life.

O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., Brown, W, A., Schachter, LM., Chapman, L., Burn, A, J., Dixon, M, E., Scheinkestel, C., Halket, C., Sutherland, L, J., Korin, A., & Baquie, P.

Obesity Surgery, 2002: 12(5), 652-660.

 

Reduced plasma homocysteine in obese red wine consumers: A potential contributor to reduced cardiovascular risk status.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, M, E., & O'Brien, PE.

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2002: 56(7), 608-614.

 

Health Outcomes of Severely Obese Type 2 Diabetic Subjects 1 Year after Laparascopic Adjustable Gastric Banding.

Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

Diabetes Care, 2002: 25(2), 356-363.

 

Body Image: Appearance Orientation and Evaluation in the Severely Obese. Changes with Weight Loss.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, M, E., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2002: 12(1), 65-71.

 

Light to Moderate alcohol consumption: Obesity and the metabolic syndrome.

Dixon, J., Dixon, A., & O'Brien, P.

American Journal of Bariatric Medicine, 2002: 17, 11-14.

 

Alcohol consumption in the severely obese: Relationship with the metabolic syndrome.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, M, E., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Research, 2002: 10, 245-252.

 

Sleep disturbance and obesity: changes following surgically induced weight loss.

Dixon, JB., Schachter, LM., O'Brien, PE.

Archives of Internal Medicine, 2001: 161(1), 102-106.

 

Quality of Life after Lap Band placement: Influence of Time, Weight Loss, and Comorbidities.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, M, E., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Research, 2001: 9(11), 713-721.

 

Pregnancy after Lap-Band surgery: Management of the band to achieve healthy weight outcomes.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, M, E., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2001: 11(1), 59-66.

 

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Predictors of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and liver fibrosis in the severely obese.

Dixon, JB., Bhathal, P, S., & O'Brien, PE.

Gastroenterology, 2001: 121(1), 91-100.

 

Pre-Operative Predictors of Weight Loss at 1-year after Lap Band Surgery.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, M, E., O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2001: 11(2), 200-207.

 

A disparity between conventional lipid and insulin resistance markers at Body Mass Index levels greater than 34kg/m2.

Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

International Journal of Obesity, 2001: 25(6), 793-797.

 

Elevated homocysteine levels with weight loss after Lap Band surgery: higher folate and Vitamin B12 levels required to maintain homocysteine level.

Dixon, JB., Dixon, M, E., & O'Brien, PE.

International Journal of Obesity, 2001: 25(2), 219-227.

 

Revisional surgery for morbid obesity - conversion to the Lap-Band system.

O'Brien, PE., Brown, W, A., & Dixon, JB.

Obesity Surgery, 2000: 10, 557-563.

 

Marked improvement in Asthma after Lap-Band surgery for morbid obesity.

Dixon, J., Chapman, L., & O'Brien, P.

Obesity Surgery, 1999: 9, 385-389.

 

Gastroesophageal reflux in obesity: The effect of Lap-Band placement.

O'Brien, P., & Dixon, J.

Obesity Surgery, 1999: 9, 527-531.

 

Prospective study of a laparoscopically placed, adjustable gastric band in the treatment of morbid obesity.

O'Brien, P., Brown, W., Smith, A., McMurrick, P., & Stephens, M.

British Journal of Surgery, 1999: 85, 113-118.

 

Commentaries

 

Elevated Homocysteine with weight loss.

Dixon, JB.

Obesity Surgery, 2001: 11(5), 537-538.

 

Algorithm for Bariatric Surgery.

O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2002: 12(6), 747-748.

 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: A real option for a real problem.

O'Brien, PE.

Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2003: 73(8), 562.

 

Sweet eating is not a predictor of outcome after Lap-Band® placement?

O'Brien, PE., Dixon, JB., & Hudson, S.

Obesity Surgery, 2003: 13(3), 468-471.

 

The Journal: The need to be and the way to grow.

O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2004: 14(10), 1287-1288.

 

Surgery as an effective early intervention for Diabesity.

Dixon, JB., Poires, W, J., O'Brien, PE., Schauer, P, R., & Zimmet, P.

Diabetes Care, 2005: 28(2), 472-474.

 

Port and Tubing Complications.

O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2005: 15(3), 366.

 

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Scoring systems need standardization, but are we ready?

Dixon, JB.

Obesity Surgery, 2005: 15(9), 1314-1315.

 

Inequalities in the provision of bariatric surgery for morbid obesity in Australia.

Peeters, A., Cashen, R, L., & O'Brien, PE.

Medical Journal of Australia, 2005: 182(11), 598-99

 

Mechanisms of benefit of head-up preoxygenation in obese patients.

Dixon, BJ., Dixon, JB., Schachter, LM., & Carden, J, R.

Anaesthesiology, 2006: 104(2), 381

 

Bariatric Surgery provides unparalleled metabolic benefits.

Dixon, JB., & O'Brien, PE.

Obesity Surgery, 2007: 17(2), 193-4

 

Book Chapters

 

Laparosocpic Adjustable Gastric Banding

O'Brien PE.

In: Inabnet WB, DeMaria EJ and Ikramuddin S. Eds. Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins; 2003. p. 75-84.

 

The effects of obesity on asthma.

Dixon JB.

In: Medeiros-Neto G, Halpern A and Bouchard C Eds. Progress in Obesity Research. John Libbley Eurotext Ltd; 2003. p. 604-608.

 

The management of obesity: surgery.

O'Brien PE and Dixon JB.

In: Kopelman PG, Caterson ID and Dietz WH, Eds. 2nd Edition. Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children. Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishing Inc.; 2005. p. 394-406.

 

Nutritional outcomes of Bariatric Surgery.

Dixon JB and O'Brien PE.

In: Buchwald H, Cowan Jr G and Poires W, Eds. Surgical Management of Obesity. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2007. p. 357-364.

 

Orthopaedic conditions and obesity: Changes with weight loss.

Dixon JB and O'Brien PE.

In: Buchwald H, Cowan Jr G and Poires W, Eds. Surgical Management of Obesity. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2007. p. 383-387.

 

The Lap-Band technique of placement.

O'Brien PE.

In: Fischer J and Bland KI, Eds. 5th Edition. Mastery of Surgery. Philadelphia, USA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins; 2007. p. 990-993

 

Obesity surgery and the polycystic ovary syndrome.

Dixon JB and O'Brien PE.

In: Kovacs GT and Norman R, Eds. 2nd Edition. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press; 2007. p. 331-342

 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: Technique.

O'Brien P, Dixon JB.

In: Schauer PR, Schirmer BD and Brethauer SA, Eds. Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery. New York: Springer Science and Business Media; 2007. p. 179-188

 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: Outcomes.

Dixon JB and O'Brien PE.

In: Schauer PR, Schirmer BD and Brethauer SA, Eds. Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery. New York: Springer Science and Business Media; 2007. p. 189-196

 

Bariatric Data Management.

O'Brien PE, Stephens M, Dixon JB.

In: Schauer PR, Schirmer BD and Brethauer SA, Eds. Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery. New York: Springer Science and Business Media; 2007. p. 143 -148