Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs sleeve gastrectomy for obese patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomised trial

@article{Keidar2013RouxenYGB,
  title={Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs sleeve gastrectomy for obese patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomised trial},
  author={Andrei Keidar and Karen J. Hershkop and Limor Marko and Chaya Schweiger and Lior Hecht and Noam Bartov and Assaf Kedar and Ram Weiss},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2013},
  volume={56},
  pages={1914-1918}
}
Bariatric surgery is gaining acceptance as a ‘metabolic surgical intervention’ for patients with type 2 diabetes. The optimal form of surgery and the mechanism of action of these procedures are much debated. We compared two bariatric procedures for obese patients with type 2 diabetes and evaluated their effects on HbA1c and glucose tolerance. We performed a parallel un-blinded randomised trial of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) vs sleeve gastrectomy (SG) in 41 obese patients with type 2… CONTINUE READING
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