Effectiveness of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (first stage of biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) on co-morbidities in super-obese high-risk patients.

@article{Silecchia2006EffectivenessOL,
  title={Effectiveness of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (first stage of biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) on co-morbidities in super-obese high-risk patients.},
  author={Gianfranco Silecchia and Cristian Eugeniu Boru and A. Pecchia and Mario Rizzello and Giovanni Casella and Frida Leonetti and Nicola Basso},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={1138-44}
}
BACKGROUND We evaluated laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) on major co-morbidities (hypertension, type 2 diabetes / impaired glucose tolerance, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and on American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) operative risk score in high-risk super-obese patients undergoing two-stage laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (LBPD-DS). METHODS 41 super-obese high-risk patients (mean BMI 57.3+/-6.5 kg/m(2), age 44.6+/-9.7 years) were entered into… CONTINUE READING

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