Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 4th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal American Surgeon, "Obesity surgery is becoming one of the most common general surgery procedures done in the United States. Internal hernias are a known and increasingly more common occurrence after laparoscopic roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB). Increased clinical awareness of this complication will lead to decreased surgical morbidity and mortality."
"We retrospectively reviewed our database of 529 patients who had undergone LRYGB from 2000 to 2005 and identified those presenting with...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Obesity and Diabetes Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.