Banded Sleeve Gastrectomy Improves Weight Loss Compared to Non-banded Sleeve: Mid-term Results

2020-01-21 11:32:37 | BioPortfolio


Weight regain after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) is nowadays a growing concern. Sleeve dilatation and loss of food restriction is considered the main mechanism. The placement of a silicon ring around the gastric tube seems to give benefits in the short-term.

The Investigators evaluate the efficacy of banded sleeve gastrectomy compared to standard sleeve in the mid-term.

Fifty patients were randomized between LSG and Laparoscopic Banded Sleeve Gastrectomy (LBSG), and they underwent a mean follow-up of 4 years.

Patients' management was exactly the same, apart from the band placement. After surgery differences in weight loss, operative time, complication rate and mortality were analyzed.

Study Design


Obesity, Morbid


sleeve gastrectomy


Tor Vergata University Hospital




University of Rome Tor Vergata

Results (where available)

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