Randomized Comparison of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity
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Last updated:31st Jan 2013
Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for morbid obesity. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is a bariatric procedure with known safety and effectiveness. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a newer procedure gaining popularity. The aim of the study is to compare outcomes of these two surgical methods in terms of weight loss, improvement of common comorbidities of obesity and influence on metabolic and hormonal status.
|Study start date||2013-01-31|