Comparative study between laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and laparoscopic gastric bypass: single-institution, 5-year experience in bariatric surgery.

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BACKGROUND Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) are common surgical procedures for morbid obesity. Few single-institution studies have compared LRYGB and LAGB. METHODS All patients underwent LRYGB or LAGB at Legacy Health System. The data for the study were obtained from a prospectively… (More)

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@article{Jan2007ComparativeSB, title={Comparative study between laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and laparoscopic gastric bypass: single-institution, 5-year experience in bariatric surgery.}, author={Jay C. Jan and Dennis Hong and Sergio Jose Bardaro and Laura V July and Emma J. Patterson}, journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery}, year={2007}, volume={3 1}, pages={42-50; discussion 50-1} }