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Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for obesity: can it be considered a definitive procedure?

Conclusion  LSG results in stable and adequate weight loss with resolution/improvement in comorbidities in a high percentage of patients.
It can be considered a definitive operation for morbid obesity.

Content Type Journal ArticlePages 1-7DOI 10.1007/s00464-011-1960-2Authors
Ajay Chopra, Department of Surgery, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461, USAEdward Chao, Department of Surgery, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461, USAYana Etkin, Department of Surgery, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461, USALynn Merklinger, Department of Surgery, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Eins…