Primary Banded Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: a Systematic Review

Abstract

Primary banding of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass remains controversial. Though there are surgeons who believe it should be the standard practice as it results in superior weight loss and prevents weight regain in the long term, there are others who are concerned about the risk of food intolerance and complications related to band. This review investigates published English language literature systematically to find out the advantages and disadvantages of primary banding of a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

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Abbreviations

RYGB:

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

PBRYGB:

Primary banded Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

NBRYGB:

Non-banded Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

PRISMA:

Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

SR-PBRYGB:

Silastic ring primary banded Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

NSR-PBRYGB:

Non-silastic ring primary banded Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

EWL:

Excess weight loss

BMI:

Body mass index

RCT:

Randomised controlled trial

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Mahawar, K.K., Parikh, C., Carr, W.R.J. et al. Primary Banded Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: a Systematic Review. OBES SURG 24, 1771–1792 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-014-1346-3

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Keywords

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Obesity surgery
  • Gastric bypass
  • Banded gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic banded gastric bypass
  • Silastic ring banded gastric bypass