American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery literature review on the effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass limb lengths on outcomes

Clinical Issues Committee of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

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Abstract

This literature review is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery regarding limb lengths in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and their effect on metabolic and bariatric outcomes. Limbs in RYGB consist of the alimentary and biliopancreatic limbs and the common channel. Variation of limb lengths in primary RYGB and as a revisional option for weight recurrence after RYGB are described in this review.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)755-762
Number of pages8
JournalSurgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
Volume19
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2023
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alimentary limb
  • Biliopancreatic limb
  • Common channel
  • Distalization
  • Roux limb
  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Total alimentary limb length
  • Weight loss

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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