Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Following Nissen Fundoplication: Higher Risk Same Reward.

@article{Watson2017RouxenYGB,
  title={Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Following Nissen Fundoplication: Higher Risk Same Reward.},
  author={Michael D Watson and J Hunter Mehaffey and Bruce David Schirmer and Peter T. Hallowell},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 9},
  pages={
          2398-2403
        }
}
BACKGROUND Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) effectively treats obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). As more surgeons recommend RYGB to treat GERD in patients with obesity, there are concerns about this approach in patients with previous non-bariatric foregut surgery. This study aims to evaluate the effect of previous non-bariatric foregut surgery on subsequent RYGB. METHODS Retrospective review of 2089 patients undergoing RYGB between January 1985 and June 2015 was conducted to… CONTINUE READING
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