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Gastrogastric fistulas. A complication of divided gastric bypass surgery.
(East Carolina University, 1995-04)
Objective This report warns that gastrogastric fistulas may follow the division of the stomach in bariatric surgery. Summary Background Data Although surgery is the most effective therapy for morbid obesity, the ...
Is type II diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) a surgical disease?
(East Carolina University, 1992-06)
Since February 1, 1980, 515 morbidly obese patients have undergone the Greenville gastric bypass (GGB) operation. Of these, 212 (41.2%) were euglycemic, 288 (55.9%) were either diabetic or had glucose intolerance, and ...