VOLUME 35 - NUMBER 7-8 - 2014

Short- and medium-term outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a single center experience*

  • Gigante G., Martines G., Franco I., Capuano P., Memeo V.
  • Article, 200-201
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  • There are different surgical techniques adopted to treat morbid obesity. The objective of this study is to report surgical results after 20 laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) cases treated for morbid obesity during a 2-year follow-up and verify the effectiveness of LSG in term of Excess Weight Loss (EWL) as compared to laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB).

  • KEY WORDS: Morbid obesity - Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) - Excess Weight Loss (EWL).