This Is How We Do It: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.

Journal Article

Morbid obesity afflicts one third of the population in the United States and decreases life expectancy by 5-20 years. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) has been an established operation for the treatment of morbid obesity for nearly three decades. There are several different techniques for performing a LRYGB. We describe our circular stapled gastrojejunostomy technique and our preoperative and postoperative management of patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Landin, M; Sudan, R

Published Date

  • June 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 619 - 622

PubMed ID

  • 32384248

Pubmed Central ID

  • 32384248

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-9034

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/lap.2020.0155

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States