Bariatric surgery in patients with cirrhosis with and without portal hypertension: a single-center experience.

@article{Pestana2015BariatricSI,
  title={Bariatric surgery in patients with cirrhosis with and without portal hypertension: a single-center experience.},
  author={Laura Pestana and James M. Swain and Ross A. Dierkhising and Michael L. Kendrick and Patrick Sequeira Kamath and K D Watt},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2015},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={209-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess safety and outcomes (metabolic and liver) of bariatric surgery in patients with cirrhosis with or without portal hypertension. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study is a retrospective review of 14 patients with Child's A cirrhosis with or without portal hypertension who were prospectively enrolled from February 23, 2009, through November 9, 2011, with 6- to 24-month follow-up after bariatric surgery (11 patients underwent sleeve gastrectomy [78.6%] and 3 gastric bypass [21.4… CONTINUE READING

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