Sleeve gastrectomy-a "food limiting" operation.

  title={Sleeve gastrectomy-a "food limiting" operation.},
  author={John Melissas and Markos Daskalakis and Sophia I Koukouraki and Ioannis G. Askoxylakis and Maria Metaxari and Efstathios Dimitriadis and Maria I Stathaki and J. Papadakis},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  volume={18 10},
BACKGROUND Sleeve gastrectomy (SG), which, thus far, is showing good resolution of comorbidities and good weight loss, shows increasing popularity among bariatric surgeons. The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical outcome and the gastric emptying of solid foods, 24 months after SG. METHODS Fourteen morbidly obese patients, four males and ten females, median age 41 years (range 29-65), median body mass index (BMI) 49.46 kg/m(2) (range 41.14-55.63), who underwent SG for weight loss, were… CONTINUE READING


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