Jejunoileal Bypass in the Treatment of Morbid Obesity: a 25-Year Follow-up Study of 36 Patients

@article{Vge2002JejunoilealBI,
  title={Jejunoileal Bypass in the Treatment of Morbid Obesity: a 25-Year Follow-up Study of 36 Patients},
  author={Villy V{\aa}ge and Jan Helge Solhaug and Arnold Berstad and Knut Svanes and Asgaut Viste},
  journal={Obesity Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={12},
  pages={312-318}
}
Background: Induction of intestinal malabsorption by jejunoileal (JI) bypass was a widely performed procedure for morbid obesity in the 1970's.The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term results. Methods: A total of 36 patients underwent JI bypass from November 1971 to September 1976. At operation the median age was 33 years and median BMI 42 kg/m2. Shunt lengths varied between 45 and 60 cm. The present check-up of the 28 patients still alive included clinical examination… CONTINUE READING
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