Obesity Surgery

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 189–194

Why I Prefer Gastric Bypass Distal Roux-en-Y Gastroileostomy

Authors

  • Jose C Torres
Article

DOI: 10.1381/096089291765561268

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Torres, J.C. OBES SURG (1991) 1: 189. doi:10.1381/096089291765561268

Gastric bypass distal or extended Roux-en-Y has been our preferred primary procedure since April 1985. The common channel of the Roux-en-Y is shortened to 5-7 ft of ileum. This procedure has been used not only on our new patients, but on patients regaining weight or with incomplete weight loss after other bariatric operations.

Gastric bypassmalabsorptionmalnutritionobesityregain of weightsurgerytechnique
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