Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion: our preliminary experience with 201 consecutive cases.

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Surgery as a treatment modality for morbid obesity has shown impressive progress over the past decades because of a better understanding of the metabolic characteristics of obesity and the rationale for its surgical treatment. Biliopancreatic diversion was first performed in humans in 1976. Since then it has been an excellent operation for morbid obesity to… (More)

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@article{Piazza2009LaparoscopicBD, title={Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion: our preliminary experience with 201 consecutive cases.}, author={Luigi Piazza and Angelo Pulvirenti and Francesco Ferrara and Angelo Bellia and Silvana Leanza and Danilo Coco and Claudia Piazza and Giovanni Lo Giudice}, journal={Chirurgia italiana}, year={2009}, volume={61 2}, pages={143-8} }