Mini gastric bypass vs. RYGB: rationale
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jun 2013;13(06). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enhimpens004
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is considered the gold standard for the treatment of morbid obesity. While laparoscopic mini gastric bypass (LMGB) has been reported to be a simple and effective treatment for morbid obesity, controversy exists. In this lecture, Dr. Jacques Himpens presents the rationale of these two procedures.