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1 percent for biliopancreatic diversion or duodenal switch procedures, which compare favorably with the accepted operative mortality rates for other major surgical procedures.
Morbid obesity is one of the major risk factors for gallbladder disease, and the risk is even greater following rapid weight loss--the goal of biliopancreatic diversion, explained Dr.
The literature contains evidence both for and against prophylactic cholecystectomy prior to biliopancreatic diversion, but there are operative risks that can be avoided with pharmacologic prophylaxis, Dr.
He also can guide editors through the different options available to surgeons, evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of the different procedures -- Roux-en-Y (gastric bypass), vertical ring gastroplasty (stomach stapling) and biliopancreatic diversion -- and the circumstances in which they are best applied.
The three surgical approaches--Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, gastric banding, and biliopancreatic diversion with or without duodenal switch--all had their advocates at the meeting.
a bariatric surgeon in San Francisco who has received funding from Ethicon, called the biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch "more durable, [because it results in] no dumping, and offers significant quality of life improvements.
DENVER -- Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding was significantly safer than Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch in the first head-to-head comparison of the laparoscopic versions of the three bariatric operations as performed by a single surgeon.
Surgeons generally agree that banding procedures, which restrict food intake without altering the digestive process, are simpler but yield less long-term weight loss than malabsorptive operations such as Roux-en-Y bypass or biliopancreatic diversion.
Patients who undergo biliopancreatic diversion maintain 78% of their excess weight loss postoperatively during both time periods.