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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: a First Step for Rapid Weight Loss in Morbidly Obese Patients Requiring a Second Non-Bariatric Procedure

Conclusions  In this small group, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy appears to be an effective and safe first surgical approach for rapid
weight loss in high-risk patients that require a second non-bariatric procedure.

Content Type Journal ArticleCategory Clinical ResearchPages 1-5DOI 10.1007/s11695-011-0574-zAuthors
Jesus E. Hidalgo, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USAMayank Roy, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USAAlexander Ramirez, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USASamuel Szomstein, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USARaul J. Rosenthal, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL…