Pouch dilatation and slippage after adjustable gastric banding: is it still an issue?

Abstract

BACKGROUND Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) in France is currently the most common bariatric surgical procedure for the treatment of severe obesity; its most reported complication is band slippage and/or pouch dilatation, which usually requires reoperation. It is highly important to assess whether a change in the operation could improve these… (More)

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