Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Abstract

Morbid Obesity with body mass index greater than 40 kg/m2. Morbid obesity with BMI greater than 35 kg/m2 with ­serious co-morbidities. Super obesity (BMI > 50 kg/m2) as a first stage of the ­duodenal switch. Patients should have been evaluated in a multidisciplinary bariatric surgical program and deemed appropriate for such surgical intervention.

Keywords

Obesity Heparin Prep Lipoma 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery/Division of General SurgeryAmerican University of Beirut Medical CenterBeirutLebanon

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