Publications from CORE - 2008

Small Bowel Obstruction creates a Closed Loop in patients with a Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band.

Campbell, N., Brown, W, A., Smith, A., Skinner, S., & Nottle, P.

Obesity Surgery, 2008: 18(10),1346-1349.


Physician attitudes, beliefs and barriers towards the management and treatment of obesity.

Hayden, M, J., Dixon, J, B., Piterman, L., & O'Brien, P, E.

Australian Journal Primary Health, 2008: 14(3), 9-18.


Raised CRP levels in obese patients: Symptoms of depression have an independent positive association.

Dixon, J, B., Hayden, M, J., Lambert, G, W., Dawood, T., Anderson, M, L., Dixon, M, E., & O'Brien, P, E.

Obesity, 2008: 16(9), 2010-2015.


Symmetrical pouch dilatation after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: incidence and management.

Brown, W, A., Burton, P, R., Anderson, M., Korin, A., Dixon, J, B., Hebbard, G., O'Brien, P, E.

Obesity Surgery, 2008: 18(9), 1104-1108.


Assessing the Acute Abdomen in the Bariatric Patient: Need for Improvement.

O'Brien, P., & Brown, W.

Obesity Surgery, 2008: 18(10), 1215-6.


Laparoscopic Gastric Banding,

O'Brien, P, E.

Cardiology In General Practice, 2008: 4, 36.


Adjustable gastric banding and conventional therapy for type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial.

Dixon, J, B., O'Brien, P, E., Playfair, J., Chapman, L., Schachter, L, M., Skinner, S., Proietto, J., Bailey, M., & Anderson M.

JAMA, 2008: 299(3), 316-23.


Hunger Control and Regular Physical Activity Facilitate Weight Loss After Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding.

Colles, S, L., Dixon, J, B., & O'Brien, P, E.

Obesity Surgery, 2008: 18(7), 833-40.


Grazing and loss of control related to eating: two high-risk factors following bariatric surgery.

Colles, S, L., Dixon, J, B., & O'Brien, P, E.

Obesity, 2008: 16(3), 615-22.


Loss of control is central to psychological disturbance associated with binge eating disorder.

Colles, S, L., Dixon, J, B., & O'Brien, P, E.

Obesity, 2008: 16(3), 608-14.


Factors associated with percent change in visceral versus subcutaneous abdominal fat during weight loss: findings from a systematic review.

Chaston, T, B, & Dixon, J, B.  

International Journal of Obesity, 2008: 32(4), 619-28.



Comments On: Management of slipped adjustable gastric bands.

O'Brien, P, E.

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2008; 4(4), 538.


Book Chapters

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding.

O'Brien PE.

In: Bray GA and Bouchard C, Eds. Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications. 3rd Edition. New York: Informa Healthcare USA, Inc.; 2008. p. 517-533


Restrictive Procedures: Utilization of Adjustable Gastric Banding for failed stapled operations.

O'Brien PE.

In: Pitombo C, Jones K, Higa K and Pareja JC, Eds. Obesity Surgery: Principles and Practice. China: The McGraw-Hill Companies; 2008. p. 265-268.