Laparoscopic Gastric Plication (LGCP) Vs Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG): A Single Institution Experience.

@article{Verdi2015LaparoscopicGP,
  title={Laparoscopic Gastric Plication (LGCP) Vs Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG): A Single Institution Experience.},
  author={Daunia Verdi and Luca Prevedello and Alice Albanese and Andrea Lobba and Mirto Foletto},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={1653-7}
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic greater curvature plication (LGCP) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) both reduce gastric capacity, either by in-folding (LGCP) or removing (LSG) the greater curvature. While mid and long-term results of LSG are well known, LGCP is still considered investigational. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of LGCP and LSG in terms of weight loss and safety. METHODS Forty-five obese LGCP patients (6 males and 39 females) were matched with 45 LSG… CONTINUE READING

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