Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in ethnic obese Chinese.

@article{Mui2008LaparoscopicSG,
  title={Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in ethnic obese Chinese.},
  author={Wilfred Lik-Man Mui and Enders Kwok-wai Ng and Bonnie Yuk-San Tsung and Candice Chuen-Hing Lam and Man-yee Yung},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={1571-4}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) for the treatment of obesity in ethnic Chinese in Hong Kong. METHODS Seventy consecutive Chinese patients (49 females; mean age 34.7+/-8.8 [range 18-56] years) received LSG for the treatment of obesity from May 2006 to Nov 2007 as a stand-alone procedure for weight reduction. Mean baseline body weight (BW) and body mass index (BMI) were 108.9+/-22.1 kg (range 71.0-164.9 kg… CONTINUE READING
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