Vertical banded gastroplasty-gastric bypass with and without the interposition of jejunum: preliminary report.


BACKGROUND The complications of the gastric pouch in gastric bypass surgery are well known. Since the first report of this surgery 30 years ago, new technical aspects that make it safer and more effective have been implemented. METHODS As a modification of gastric bypass, the authors have performed 305 vertical banded gastroplasty-gastric bypass… (More)


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