Short-term results of laparoscopic mini-gastric bypass.

  title={Short-term results of laparoscopic mini-gastric bypass.},
  author={Weu Wang and Po-Li Wei and Yi-Chih Lee and Ming-Te Huang and Chong-Chi Chiu and Wei-Jei Lee},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  volume={15 5},
BACKGROUND The laparoscopic mini-gastric bypass (MGB) is a modification of Mason's loop gastric bypass, but with a long lesser curvature tube. With weight loss results similar to laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP), the MGB is a simpler operation with a low complication rate. Controversy exists concerning the efficacy and side-effects of this procedure. This report presents the technique of laparoscopic MGB and its results in 423 patients. METHODS From October 2001 to October 2004… CONTINUE READING
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