Adjustable gastric banding as a revisional bariatric procedure after failed gastric bypass.

@article{Bessler2005AdjustableGB,
  title={Adjustable gastric banding as a revisional bariatric procedure after failed gastric bypass.},
  author={Marc Bessler and A. B. Daud and Mary F Digiorgi and Lorraine Olivero-Rivera and Daniel G. Davis},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={1443-8}
}
BACKGROUND Inadequate weight loss after proximal gastric bypass presents a clinical challenge to bariatric surgeons. Pouch size, stoma size and limb length are the variables that can be surgically altered. Aside from conversion to distal bypass, which may have significant negative nutritional sequelae, revisional surgery for this group of patients has not often been reported. The addition of adjustable silicone gastric banding (ASGB) to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) may be a useful revision… CONTINUE READING

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