Outcome of duodenal switch with a transitory vertical gastroplasty, in super-super-obese patients in an 8-year series.

@article{Betta2008OutcomeOD,
  title={Outcome of duodenal switch with a transitory vertical gastroplasty, in super-super-obese patients in an 8-year series.},
  author={Ernesto Di Betta and Francesco Mittempergher and Riccardo Nascimbeni and Bruno Salerni},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={182-6}
}
BACKGROUND In super-super obese (SSO) patients [body mass index (BMI) superior of 60 kg/m2] results of bariatric surgery are still controversial. This study evaluated safety and efficacy of open duodenal switch associated with transitory vertical gastroplasty (DS-TVG) after 8 years of follow-up. METHODS A prospective observational study of 32 SSO patients… CONTINUE READING