Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in adult and pediatric obese patients: a comparative study

@article{Alqahtani2012LaparoscopicSG,
  title={Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in adult and pediatric obese patients: a comparative study},
  author={A. Alqahtani and H. Alamri and Mohamed O Elahmedi and R. Mohammed},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={3094-3100}
}
BackgroundLaparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a recent bariatric procedure that has gained widespread popularity in morbidly obese adults. However, pediatric bariatric surgery is controversial, and the type(s) of bariatric surgery that are suitable for children and adolescents is under debate. No studies exit that compare LSG outcomes in adult and pediatric patients. We reviewed our experience to assess the safety, efficacy, and complications of LSG in adult and pediatric morbidly obese… Expand
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