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Revision of Staple Line Failure Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Obesity: a follow-up of weight loss.
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PMID:  10775908     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Eighty-one patients with primary Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for obesity underwent revisional surgery for staple-line failure. All patients (100%) were included in the follow-up. Two years later, patients had an excess weight loss of 77%; 91% of the patients had a final weight loss of 50% or more of their excess weight. Weight loss of revision patients was comparable to that reported for patients with primary operations. It was concluded that revision for staple line failure is clearly justified.
Authors:
Macgregor; Rand
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obesity surgery     Volume:  1     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Obes Surg     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-04-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9106714     Medline TA:  Obes Surg     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  151-154     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, North Florida Regional Hospital and Alachua General Hospital, Gainesville Group, Gainesville, FL 32610-0256 USA.
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