Comparison of Results of Mini-Gastric Bypass to Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Technique of Conversion of Failed Sleeve Gastrectomy to MGB

  • Gurvinder S. Jammu


Obesity is a universal disease of epidemic proportions. Different modes of treatment for morbid obesity like diet, exercise, pharmacotherapy and behavioral change have been used. However, only bariatric surgery offers excellent short- and long- term results. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) have limitations such as more complexity, lower %EWL, weight regain, and incomplete resolution or recurrence of co-morbidities, and have more long-term complications compared to mini-gastric bypass (MGB). SG occasionally requires a revision operation, especially to a MGB.

MGB is now the most common bariatric and metabolic bypass operation in India and in a number of other countries. Because of its simplicity, relative safety, efficacy, durability, reversibility and revisability, MGB is being adopted increasingly by the bariatric surgical community.


Laparoscopy Mini-gastric bypass (MGB) One-anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) Diabetes type 2 (T2D) percent excess weight loss (%EWL) Gastro-jejunostomy (GJ) GERD 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gurvinder S. Jammu
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  1. 1.Department of Bariatric SurgeryJammu HospitalJalandharIndia

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