Luciano Deluca

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Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become a widely used primary bariatric surgery. As this is a restrictive procedure, calibrating bougie size is assumed to impact on both morbidity and weight loss. However, no prospective studies have confirmed this hypothesis. The objective of this trial was to compare LSG outcomes using different calibrating(More)
Bariatric surgery is currently the most effective treatment for morbid obesity. Short-stay procedures have gained popularity in many surgical sub-specialties. Main benefits are early discharge, minimal loss of productivity, cost reductions, and a reduced risk of infections. Such procedures can be undertaken if the patient’s safety is not jeopardized.(More)
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