Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 25th, 2009
"Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is the most common procedure performed worldwide. Concerns regarding difficulties in further evaluation of stomach remnant for early detection of gastric cancer, however, have emphasized the routine use of preoperative upper endoscopy, even in asymptomatic patients, to detect upper gastrointestinal abnormalities. The main outcome of this study was to identify the most common preoperative endoscopic findings. Data was collected from...
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