Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for BMI <35 kg/m2: a tailored approach

@inproceedings{Cohen2006LaparoscopicRG,
  title={Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for BMI <35 kg/m2: a tailored approach},
  author={Ricardo Victor Cohen and Jose S. Pinheiro and Jos{\'e} Luis Lopes Correa and Carlos Aur{\'e}lio Schiavon},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract Background Patients with a body mass index (BMI) 2 who are obese, have uncontrolled co-morbidities, and have tried to lose weight with no success do not meet the "traditional" criteria for obesity surgery, and no other treatment is being offered to them. Methods A total of 37 obese patients (30 women and 7 men) had been undergoing clinical treatment with no resolution or improvement of their life-threatening co-morbidities. The mean BMI was 32.5 kg/m 2 . Their age ranged from 28 to 45… CONTINUE READING

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