“This is an interesting report, because it delineates a longitudinal experience with the mini-gastric bypass in Asian patients. Not too long ago, the bariatric community questioned the role of the mini-gastric bypass and its appropriateness as a durable operation for obesity. The experience of Lee et al. with a large cohort suggests some answers.”
Now 14 years later; the MGB appears on the threshold of vindication….
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Oct 30.Revisional surgery for laparoscopic mini-gastric bypass. Lee WJ, Lee YC, Ser KH, Chen SC, Chen JC, Su YH.
Department of Surgery, Min-Sheng General Hospital, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
“Of the 1322 Mini-Gastric Bypass patients, ** 23 (1.7%) ** had undergone revision surgery during a follow-up of 9 years.”
Article in Press
- Michel M. Murr, M.D.
published online 13 December 2010.
© 2010 American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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