All publications of “Carlos Eduardo Malzoni”

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Sleeve gastrectomy with anti-reflux procedures

Sergio Santoro, Arnaldo Lacombe, Caio Gustavo Gaspar de Aquino, Carlos Eduardo Malzoni

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao2885

Objective Sleeve gastrectomy is the fastest growing surgical procedure to treat obesity in the world but it may cause or worsen gastroesophageal reflux disease. This article originally aimed to describe the addition of anti-reflux procedures (removal of periesophageal fats pads, hiatoplasty, a small plication and fixation of the gastric remnant in position) to the usual sleeve gastrectomy and to report early and late results.Methods Eighty-eight obese patients that also presented symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease were submitted to sleeve gastrectomy […]