A systematic review of gastric plication for the treatment of obesity.

@article{Ji2014ASR,
  title={A systematic review of gastric plication for the treatment of obesity.},
  author={Yun Tao Ji and Yuedong Wang and Jinhui Zhu and Dijian Shen},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={1226-32}
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic gastric plication (LGP) is a relatively new restrictive bariatric procedure that requires no gastrectomy or foreign body placement. OBJECTIVES The authors' aim in this article is to conduct a systematic review of the currently available literature regarding the outcomes of LGP for the treatment of obesity. SETTING University Hospital, China METHODS The authors' systematic review yielded 14 studies encompassing 1,450 LGP patients. Perioperative data were collected… CONTINUE READING

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