B F Pehrsson

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A retrospective study of 152 ileostomates with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) revealed that 16 patients (10.5 per cent) had diagnoses of cholelithiasis before, at the time of, or after having ileostomies. Of the remaining patients, 69 were followed for possible cholelithiasis, most of those with sonographic examination. Sixteen of this latter group of(More)
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) operation has become a popular choice for weight-reduction surgery. We report an outcome analysis of our early results with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for superobese (BMI >50) patients. Between January 2000 and October 2001, we operated on 71 superobese patients. The mean body mass index (BMI) of patients at time(More)
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