The mini-gastric bypass: experience with the first 1,274 cases.

@article{Rutledge2001TheMB,
  title={The mini-gastric bypass: experience with the first 1,274 cases.},
  author={Robert Rutledge},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={276-80}
}
BACKGROUND Results of the laparoscopic Mini-Gastric Bypass (MGB) are reported. METHODS 1,274 MGB patients are continuously monitored as part of an online computer tracking data-base system. RESULTS Mean preoperative weight (+/- Standard Deviation) was 132 +/- 21 kg, BMI 47 +/- 7. Mean excess weight loss was 51% at 6 months, 68% at 12 months and 77% at 2 years. The mean operating-time was 36.9 +/- 33.5 minutes. The shortest time was 19 minutes. Hospital stay was 1.5 +/- 1.6 days. The overall… CONTINUE READING
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