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Single anastomosis gastric bypass: A novel bariatric procedure [Laparosc Endosc Surg Sci ]
Laparosc Endosc Surg Sci . 2016; 23(4): 119-126 | DOI: 10.14744/less.2014.24633

Single anastomosis gastric bypass: A novel bariatric procedure

M. Mahir Özmen1, Tevfik Tolga Şahin1, C. Emir Güldoğan2
1Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of General Surgery, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Since Rutledge developed single anastomosis gastric bypass in 1990, it has been popularized by surgeons in Europe as procedure of choice in the morbidly obese. It involves creating gastric pouch of 12 cm and antecolic loop gastroenterostomy 200 cm distal to the ligament of Treitz. It has comparable excess body weight loss rate to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and safety profile is better. This review summarized technical details and key points in performing safe procedure and outlined results of key, high volume series in terms of outcome and technical feasibility.

Keywords: Bariatric and metabolic surgery, single anastomosis gastric bypass, morbid obesity

M. Mahir Özmen, Tevfik Tolga Şahin, C. Emir Güldoğan. Single anastomosis gastric bypass: A novel bariatric procedure. Laparosc Endosc Surg Sci . 2016; 23(4): 119-126

Corresponding Author: M. Mahir Özmen, Türkiye
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