Bariatric bypass surgery to resolve complicated childhood morbid obesity case report study

Abduh Elbanna, Mohammed Tag Eldin, Mohammad Fathy, Osama Osman, Mohammed Abdelfattah, Abdelrahman Safwat, Mohammed Sedki Abd Elkader, Shymaa E. Bilasy, Khaled Salama, Asim A. Elnour, Abdullah Shehab, Shazly Baghdady, Mohamed Amer, Mohamed Alboraie, Aly Ragb, Abd Elrazek M.Ali Hussein

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Children obesity has become one of the most important public health problems in many countries worldwide. Although the awareness of childhood obesity as a modifiable health risk is high, but many societies do not prioritize this issue as a health care problem, which may lead to comorbidities and even premature death. Despite the rising interest in bariatric surgery for children, only laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is being considered in resolving childhood obesity who failed other dietary or drug therapies; however many of LSG procedures failed to reduce the weight in children or resulted in complications postsurgery. Here, we present a novel bariatric procedure to clue out a female child 13 years old presented with Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease-associated morbid obesity. The surgical bariatric technique applied both fundal resection and surgical bypass in pediatric obesity using the Elbanna novel bariatric technique. Bariatric surgical bypass may be considered in complicated-childhood cases who failed all other options.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere2221
JournalMedicine (United States)
Issue number49
Publication statusPublished - 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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