Duodenal switch is a safe operation for patients who have failed other bariatric operations.

@article{Keshishian2004DuodenalSI,
  title={Duodenal switch is a safe operation for patients who have failed other bariatric operations.},
  author={Ara Keshishian and Karin Zahriya and Teny Hartoonian and Chris Ayagian},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={1187-92}
}
BACKGROUND The incidence of morbid obesity and its surgical treatment have been increasing over the last few years. With this increase, there has been a rise in the number of patients who have had less than desirable outcome after bariatric operations. We perform the duodenal switch (DS) in patients for whom other weight loss surgical procedures have failed, because of inadequate weight loss, weight regain or significant complications, such as solid intolerance or dumping syndrome. METHOD… CONTINUE READING
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