Long-Term Metabolic Outcomes 5 to 20 Years After Biliopancreatic Diversion.

  title={Long-Term Metabolic Outcomes 5 to 20 Years After Biliopancreatic Diversion.},
  author={Picard Marceau and Simon Biron and Simon Marceau and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Simon Hould and S. J. Robert Roger Lebel and Odette Lescelleur and Laurent D Biertho and Serge Simard and John G. Kral},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  volume={25 9},
BACKGROUND Biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) is a complex bariatric operation requiring meticulous surveillance which has impeded its broad adoption. Improvements in surgical care and technique, better teaching programs, and stringent norms for follow-up have contributed to increased safety of BPD for patients with BMI <50, achieving better long-term results than other bariatric operations. Here we report 20-year outcomes of 2615 consecutive patients (median 8) having open BPD with duodenal… CONTINUE READING
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