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Conclusion: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a safe and effective method with a significantly lower complication rate and length of hospital stay than laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, with similar improvement rates in metabolic syndrome.
Weight loss and dietary intake after vertical banded gastroplasty and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Five-year outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in a comprehensive bariatric surgery program in Canada.
Retrograde intussusception after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity.
Comparison of size of proximal gastric pouch and short-term weight loss following routine upper gastrointestinal contrast study after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
BACKGROUND: The effects of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) on bone in the long-term remains unclear.
Outcome of esophageal function and 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring after vertical banded gastroplasty and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Olbers and his associates performed Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for all participants.
Possible complications following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery are numerable and of variable consequence, ranging from complications related to abdominal surgery and obesity to nutritional deficits related to the nature of the bypass procedure (Elliot, 2003; Harrington, 2006).
Obese patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass have a reduction in cardiovascular risk relative to their untreated peers of up to 79%, based on Framingham risk scores, according to a report in the October 1st issue of the American Journal of Cardiology.
Patients with type 2 diabetes who have undergone laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery might experience a significant drop in hemoglobin [A.