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Patients lose an average of 71 lbs going from gastric bypass to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
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Sixty-six (66) patients who had unsatisfactory weight loss following gastric bypass surgery, but who underwent a second surgery to revise the procedure to distal/malabsorptive Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery in 49 cases, restapled without malabsorption in 12 cases, and 5 loop bypasses revised to standard Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, lost an average of 71 pounds or 11 units of body mass index (BMI) after having a according to an analysis by two surgeons. REFERENCE
Brolin R, Cody R. Weight loss outcome of revisional bariatric operations varies according to the primary procedure. Ann Surg. 2008 Aug, 248(2):227-32.
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Robert E. Brolin, MD
New Jersey Bariatrics
666 Plainsboro Road, Bldg. 600, Suite #640
Princeton, NJ 08540 USA
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