Since Wittgrove and Clark published their initial results on laparoscopic gastric bypass in 1993 , the procedure has seen an increase in acceptance around the world. Now, LRYGB (Fig. 6.1) is the most popular procedure in the field of bariatric surgery worldwide . There is, however, no uniform way that LRYGB is performed. This is most noticeably reflected in the number of different ways in which gastrojejunostomy is performed as below:
Staple Line Gastric Pouch Internal Hernia Linear Stapler Roux Limb
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