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A retrospective comparison of biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch with single anastomosis duodenal switch (SIPS-stomach intestinal pylorus sparing surgery) at a single institution with two year follow-up.
Parenteral treatment is required, particularly after making a biliopancreatic diversion.
Simard et al., "Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch," World Journal of Surgery, vol.
Conversion of vertical banded gastroplasty to stand alone gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion duodenal switch.
Contemporary bariatric surgeries include Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, sleeve gastrectomy, and mini--gastric bypass.
Of the various bariatric surgical procedure, biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) is considered the most effective in producing marked weight loss and comorbidity reduction [5].
Medicare will continue to cover open and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass; laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding; and open and laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch in qualifying Medicare beneficiaries.
Weight reduction surgery includes restrictive procedures (laparoscopic banding, gastroplasty) and procedures which combine mal-absorptive with restrictive operations (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, duodenal switch procedure, biliopancreatic diversion).
In a very few centers, a procedure called the biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPDDS, a malabsorptive procedure) is still used.
He was later transferred to the hospital across the causeway, where doctors performed biliopancreatic diversion, which changes the normal process of digestion by making the stomach smaller.