Influence of jejunoileal and common limb length on weight loss following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

@article{SavassiRocha2008InfluenceOJ,
  title={Influence of jejunoileal and common limb length on weight loss following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.},
  author={Alexandre Lages Savassi-Rocha and Marco T{\'u}lio Costa Diniz and Paulo Roberto Savassi-Rocha and Jander Toledo Ferreira and Soraya Rodrigues de Almeida Sanches and Maria de F{\'a}tima Haueisen Sander Diniz and Henrique Gomes de Barros and Inara Kellen Fonseca},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={1364-8}
}
BACKGROUND Capella surgery is one of the technical variations of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The method includes the preparation of an alimentary (Roux) limb with a standardized length (110 cm) in order to induce deficiencies in the absorption of macronutrients and thereby contribute to weight loss. The recognized variation in jejunoileal length in humans… CONTINUE READING