New frontiers in bariatric surgery laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric banding (LASGB)

L. Angrisani, M. Lorenzo, A. Puzziello, G. Romano, T. Santoro, A. Belfiore, G. Esposito, M. Fumo, O. Nicodemi, A. Petito, C. Falconi, B. Tesauro

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Abstract

LASGB is a minimally invasive procedure indicated for the treatment of morbid obesity. Since January 1996, six patients have successfully undergone the laparoscopic procedure. Preoperative BMI was 42 ± 3.1; range 39-46. Mean operative time was 260 ± 110, range was 160-360. Mean hospital stay was 3 ± 1 days.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-151
Number of pages3
JournalAmbulatory Surgery
Volume4
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Surgery

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