Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016

  • Excess Body Weight Loss After Laparoscopic Gastric Plication

    Mohamed Salah Abdelhamid, Ayman Hamdi Abouleid, Mohamed Hasan Abdelmola, Ahmed Mohamed Rashad, Mahmoud Ahmed Negida, Ahmed Zaky Gharib

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 6-8
    Received: 25 February 2016
    Accepted: 5 March 2016
    Published: 22 March 2016
    Abstract: Gastric plication was selected for cases with potential for continuous diet and exercise after operation. The appetite of patients decreased after operation due to total gastric volume restriction. The study aimed at finding if it is worth or not to plicate in relation to excess body weight loss (EBWL). 47 patients were enrolled in the study betwee... Show More