Bariatric Surgery: Choice of Operative Procedure
Several options exist for minimal access bariatric surgery for morbid obesity. This chapter explores the specific choice between two procedures—the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, and the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Details on both procedures and on laparoscopy in the morbidly obese are given in the SAGES manuals.
KeywordsBariatric Surgery Gastric Bypass Morbid Obesity Gastric Banding Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
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