Our 1-year experience in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.

@article{Ramalingam2011Our1E,
  title={Our 1-year experience in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.},
  author={Ganesh Ramalingam and Cheng Kui Seng Anton},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 12},
  pages={1828-33}
}
Sleeve gastrectomy was conceived in 1988 both as a first step to the duodenal switch procedure and as an extension of anti-reflux surgery where patients lost significant weight. It is now a stand-alone laparoscopic bariatric procedure worldwide with two international consensus summits identifying it as a safe and feasible restrictive and appetite-suppressing procedure. In our centre, it is a key component in the surgical armamentarium and used as a first-line and revisional procedure for morbid… CONTINUE READING
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