Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a female patient with a BMI of 42
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jun 2009;09(06). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2609
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.