Obes Surg 2022 Jun 10. Epub 2022 Jun 10.
Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.
Introduction: Severe adhesions in patients with previous abdominal operations may lead to a more challenging subsequent bariatric surgery [1, 2]. In this context, sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is the preferred weight loss surgery since it solely involves stomach resection (without bowel involvement) in one abdominal compartment. Additionally, SG has lower complication rates and a shorter operative time than other bariatric procedures [3, 4]. Read More