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Laparoscopic Endoscopic Surgical Science Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass [Laparosc Endosc Surg Sci ]
Laparosc Endosc Surg Sci . 2016; 23(4): 110-118 | DOI: 10.14744/less.2014.29392

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Cüneyt Kayaalp1, Fatih Sümer1, Aslan Abdullayev2
1Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
2Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Azerbaijan University, Baku, Azerbaijan

Total of 484 bariatric procedures, predominantly (97.3%, 471 cases) Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, were performed between March 2006 and December 2014. Bariatric program at this facility began with open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and, in time, progressed to routine laparoscopy. After several modifications, technique was mainly standardized, and education program for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass was launched in June 2013. Five surgeons were educated with full, hands-on experience during the last 18 months of the program. Aim of this report was to summarize daily practice in bariatric surgery, primarily focusing on this program. Preoperative/postoperative care, and some tips and tricks related to technique of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass were included.

Keywords: Obesity, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, surgical technique, preoperative care, postoperative care.

Cüneyt Kayaalp, Fatih Sümer, Aslan Abdullayev. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Laparosc Endosc Surg Sci . 2016; 23(4): 110-118

Corresponding Author: Cüneyt Kayaalp, Türkiye
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