Effect of Laparoscopic Mini-Gastric Bypass for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Comparison of BMI >35 and <35 kg/m2

@article{Lee2007EffectOL,
  title={Effect of Laparoscopic Mini-Gastric Bypass for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Comparison of BMI >35 and <35 kg/m2},
  author={Wei-Jei Lee and Weu Wang and Yi-Chih Lee and Ming-Te Huang and K H Ser and Jung-Chien Chen},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={945-952}
}
Laparoscopic gastric bypass resulted in significant weight loss and resolution of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The current indication for bariatric surgery is mainly applied for patients with body mass index (BMI) >35 kg/m2 with comorbidity status. However, little is known concerning T2DM patients with BMI <35 kg/m2. Recent studies have suggested that T2DM patients with BMI <35 kg/m2 might benefit from gastric bypass surgery. From Jan 2002 to Dec 2006, 820 patients who underwent… CONTINUE READING

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