BMC Surg 2021 May 4;21(1):235. Epub 2021 May 4.
Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Benha University Hospital, Benha University, Benha, Egypt.
Background: The aim of this study is to clarify the feasibility and effect of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) on comorbidities, graft function and quality of life in patients who underwent renal transplantation (RT).
Methods: This is a retrospective review of five patients who underwent LSG after RT. Demographic data, anthropometric parameters, the effect on comorbidities, postoperative course, immunosuppressive medications, causes of RT, renal function, the survival of graft, and quality of life after SG in obese patients with a history of RT were assessed using BAROS-Moorhead-Ardelt survey RESULTS: From September 2015 to September 2019, 5 renal transplant patients underwent LSG; three female, and two male. Read More