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|Title:||Hand-assisted laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty. Initial report|
|Citation:||Surgical Endoscopy, 1997; 11(12):1218-1220|
|Publisher:||Springer Science and Business Media LLC|
|Abstract:||Laparoscopic approaches to surgery for morbid obesity offer to reduce the morbidity associated with conventional weight reduction surgery. This paper describes a hand-assisted laparoscopic technique for vertical banded gastroplasty, a method which shortens and simplifies the laparoscopic approach to this established open surgical procedure.|
|Keywords:||Omentum; Abdominal Muscles; Stomach; Humans; Obesity, Morbid; Weight Loss; Laparoscopy; Dissection; Electrocoagulation; Gastroplasty; Diet; Follow-Up Studies; Laparoscopes; Surgical Staplers; Surgical Mesh; Female; Male|
|Appears in Collections:||Surgery publications|
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