A two-decade spectrum of revisional bariatric surgery at a tertiary referral center.

@article{Nesset2007ATS,
  title={A two-decade spectrum of revisional bariatric surgery at a tertiary referral center.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Nesset and Michael L. Kendrick and Scott G. Houghton and Jane L Mai and G Thompson and Florencia G. Que and Kristine M. Thomsen and Dirk Russell Larson and Michael G. Sarr},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={25-30; discussion 30}
}
BACKGROUND Ineffective weight loss or complications of previous bariatric surgery often require revisional bariatric procedures. Our aim was to define the indications, operative approach, and outcomes of revisional bariatric procedures during 2 decades at a tertiary center. METHODS From our prospective database (n = 1584), including 1985-2004, 218 patients (14%) underwent revisional bariatric procedures. Follow-up (mean 7 yr, range 1 mo to 19 yr) data obtained from patient records and… CONTINUE READING
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