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Very Long Term Results After Laparoscopic Retrocolic Antegastric Gastric Bypass

2014-08-27 03:16:59 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The main aim of this study is to analyze and report the very long-term outcomes after primary laparoscopic proximal Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery for clinically severe obesity.

Description

There is lack of very-long term outcomes after bariatric surgery; A few series have been reported. However, most of them analyze medium-term outcomes. For RYGB, there are just two retrospective cohort studies reporting very long-term outcomes. Both studies have an open approach and a proximal Roux-en-Y configuration with different pouch orientation and size. MacLean´s series, with a better follow-up rate (83.4%), had a 67.6%EWL at a mean of 11.4 years; Failure rates were 20 and 35% for the morbidly obese and super obese, respectively. We will analyze our own series with a laparoscopic approach, vertically, lesser-curve base < 10-15ml pouch and proximal Roux limb. The main end-points for our study are 1) Morbidity including status of specific biochemical markers & Mortality, 2) Weight loss expressed as BMI or %EWL, 3) Trends in major comorbidities and 4) Assessment of Quality of Life.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Clinically Severe Obesity

Location

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research, Department of Surgery
Fresno
California
United States
93701

Status

Completed

Source

University of California, San Francisco

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:59-0400

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