Risk of Biliary Events After Selective Cholecystectomy During Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

@article{Sucandy2015RiskOB,
  title={Risk of Biliary Events After Selective Cholecystectomy During Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch},
  author={I. Sucandy and Moaz Abulfaraj and M. Naglak and G. Antanavicius},
  journal={Obesity Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={26},
  pages={531-537}
}
  • I. Sucandy, Moaz Abulfaraj, +1 author G. Antanavicius
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Obesity Surgery
  • BackgroundApproximately 20 % of adults over 40 years of age in the USA develop cholelithiasis (Topart et al. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 9(4):526–30, 2013). Despite a higher incidence of biliary complications reported in postbariatric patients, it remains controversial whether simultaneous routine cholecystectomy should be performed during biliopancreatic diversion and duodenal switch (BPD/DS) or if a selective approach is more appropriate. The aim of this study was to evaluate incidence of biliary… CONTINUE READING
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