"Mini" gastric bypass: systematic review of a controversial procedure.

  title={"Mini" gastric bypass: systematic review of a controversial procedure.},
  author={Kamal K Mahawar and Neil A Jennings and James Brown and Ajay Gupta and Shlok Balupuri and Peter K. Small},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  volume={23 11},
Mini gastric bypass is being explored by many bariatric surgeons as a standalone bariatric procedure. Several surgeons from different parts of the world have now published their extensive experience with this procedure. It appears to be an effective bariatric procedure with acceptable weight loss, co-morbidity resolution, and complication rates in the short and medium term. Its proponents claim that it is safer and easier than the gold standard Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. However, concerns with… CONTINUE READING