Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity in Patients 50 Years or Older: Is Laparoscopic Technique Safer?

Gonzalez, Rodrigo; Lin, Edward; Mattar, Samer G.; Venkatesh, Kota R.; Smith, C. Daniel
July 2003
American Surgeon;Jul2003, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p547
Academic Journal
Presents a study which evaluated whether the laparoscopic technique offers advantage over the open technique during Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity in older patients. Overview of the study population; Data and methods used; Results and discussion.


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