Obesity Surgery

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 189–194

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

  • Jose C Torres

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 bypass malabsorption malnutrition obesity regain of weight surgery technique 


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