Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in 108 Obese Children and Adolescents Aged 5 to 21 Years

@article{Alqahtani2012LaparoscopicSG,
  title={Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in 108 Obese Children and Adolescents Aged 5 to 21 Years},
  author={Aayed R. Alqahtani and Belavendra Antonisamy and Hussam Alamri and Mohamed O Elahmedi and Valerie A. Zimmerman},
  journal={Annals of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={256},
  pages={266–273}
}
Objective:To report experience with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) in 108 severely obese children and adolescents. Background:Obesity during childhood and adolescence can be accompanied by serious long-term adverse health and longevity outcomes. With increased use of bariatric surgery to treat obesity in these patients, diverse guidelines have been published, most of which exclude children aged younger than 14 years. Few reports describe LSG in children and adolescents, delaying… Expand

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Observational Patient Registry Clinical Trial
This project aims to assess the short- and long-term safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery in children and adolescents compared to adults.  
ConditionsBariatric Surgery Candidate, Cardiovascular Risk Factor, Obesity, Childhood
InterventionProcedure
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