Proximal (classic) gastric bypass

Michael Korenkov, Guy Bernard Cadière, Kelvin D. Higa, Ahad Khan, Antonio Iannelli, Gintaras Antanavicius, Sayeed Ikramuddin, Rudolf A. Weiner, Manuel Garcia-Caballero

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Abstract

The intention of this procedure is a restriction of the size of the stomach by cutting it proximally and the creation of malabsorption by dividing the small intestine into an alimentary (Roux limb) and a biliopancreatic segment (Fig. 3.1). Both goals (restriction and malabsorption) are reached in one operation; it is therefore referred to as “combined procedure.”

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBariatric Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationTechnical Variations and Complications
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages53-110
Number of pages58
ISBN (Electronic)9783642162459
ISBN (Print)9783642162442
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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