TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Gonzalez, Rodrigo; Lin, Edward; Mattar, Samer G.; Venkatesh, Kota R.; Smith, C. Daniel
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul2003, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p547
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10544733

 

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