Revision of failed vertical banded gastroplasty to non-resectional Scopinaro biliopancreatic diversion: early experience.

@article{Menon2006RevisionOF,
  title={Revision of failed vertical banded gastroplasty to non-resectional Scopinaro biliopancreatic diversion: early experience.},
  author={Tulsi Menon and Sehli Quaddus and Leon D Cohen},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={1420-4}
}
BACKGROUND The most commonly performed revision operation following failed vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, although revision to biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) with duodenal switch is now another common option. We describe the surgical technique for revision of a failed VBG to a non-resectional Scopinaro BPD in a series of patients, as well as the outcome in terms of complications and mean % excess weight loss (%EWL). METHODS A retrospective review was… CONTINUE READING

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