The effect of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on morbid obesity and obesity-related comorbidities: A cohort study


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Cetinkunar S., Erdem H., Aktimur R., Aziret M., Ozdas S., Yurekli B. P. , ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, cilt.31, ss.202-206, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/ucd.2015.2993
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.202-206

Özet

Objective: Bariatric surgery with multidisciplinary management is a more effective method to treat morbid obesity and obesity-related comorbidities compared with nonsurgical treatments. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) was initially performed as the first stage of biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch in the super-obese population. In the past few years, however, LSG has been performed as a definitive procedure because of its promising early and midterm results. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of our initial LSG series of 73 patients on excess weight loss (EWL) and resolution of obesity-related comorbidities in short-term follow-up.