Small-intestinal and colonic changes after biliopancreatic bypass for morbid obesity.

Abstract

Morphologic and functional adaptations of the functioning intestine were evaluated in 41 patients before and after biliopancreatic bypass for morbid obesity. This surgical procedure diverts pancreatobiliary secretions via the duodenum and the jejunum into the colon, the remaining small intestine being anastomosed to the stomach after antrectomy. In the… (More)

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