Five-year results of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.

  title={Five-year results of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.},
  author={Patricia K Sieber and Markus Gass and Beatrice E. Kern and Thomas Peters and Marc Slawik and Ralph Peterli},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  volume={10 2},
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is gaining popularity, but studies reporting long-term results are still rare. The objective of this study was to present the 5-year outcome concerning weight loss, modification of co-morbidities, and late complications. METHODS This is a retrospective analysis of a prospective cohort with a minimal follow-up of 5 years. A total of 68 patients underwent LSG either as primary bariatric procedure (n = 41) or as redo operation after failed… CONTINUE READING