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  • 2009-06-11

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a female patient with a BMI of 42

Epublication WebSurg.com, Jun 2009;09(06). URL:
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Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) was initially introduced for super-obese patients in a two-step concept in order to reduce the perioperative risk. Presently, it is proposed as one of the effective standard procedures for surgical treatment of morbid obesity. This video shows a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a female patient with a BMI of 42.