Strategies for weight regain after sleeve gastrectomy.

  title={Strategies for weight regain after sleeve gastrectomy.},
  author={Felix B. Langer and Soheila Shakeri-Leidenmuehler and Arthur Bohdjalian and Sebastian F Schoppmann and Johannes Zacherl and Franz Xaver Felberbauer and Greisa Vila and Gerhard Prager},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  volume={20 3},
With a rapid increase in the number of surgeries performed, sleeve gastrectomy (SG) has gained enormous popularity in the bariatric world during the last 5 years. In 2008, SG represented 5.4% of all the bariatric procedures performed worldwide for that year, as shown by Buchwald and Oien, and the case numbers are expected to increase further. This popularity is mainly the result of excellent short-term outcomes for weight loss and a wide range of advantages compared with the technically more… CONTINUE READING


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