[A new technique for laparoscopic placement of the adjustable gastric band (LAP-band) for preventing slippage].

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BACKGROUND Slippage (SP) of the stomach is the most common postoperative complication after laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric banding (LAS-GB) for morbid obesity. METHODS AND PATIENTS A randomized prospective study was constructed in order to determine whether laparoscopic placement behind the cardia (RKP) is associated with a lower incidence of… (More)

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@article{Weiner2000ANT, title={[A new technique for laparoscopic placement of the adjustable gastric band (LAP-band) for preventing slippage].}, author={Rudolf A. Weiner and Dr J. C. Wagner and Rafael Blanco-Engert and Hermann Bockhorn}, journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen}, year={2000}, volume={71 10}, pages={1243-50} }