Complications of the Mini-gastric Bypass: 10 Years Experience

The Mini-Gastric Bypass (MGB) is increasingly being adopted in countries around the world (England, France, Spain, Turkey, Lebanon, India, Australia, Taiwan, Columbia etc.)

The purpose of this study is to report on the world’s largest experience with the MGB and complications that can be expected following the MGB.

Methods: Complications in over 4,584 patients followed for a maximum of 10 years were analyzed.

Results: Excess weight loss was excellent (79%). 31.6% of patients reported some complication (Minor in 22.7%, Moderate in 3.7%, Severe -> Hospitalization in 5.2%), Ulcer/Gastritis and Anemia in 5%, Gas-Cramps, Nausea/Vomiting 2%, Diarrhea , Leak, Dehydration, Regained Weight, Hernia, Minor Bleeding 1%, Renal Stones. Gall Bladder Removal, Minor Eating-Complaints, Malnutrition, Re-Exploration, Poor Wt Loss, Hair Loss, Low Ca., Pneumonia-Minor, Perforated Ulcer, Hypoglycemia, Thiamine Deficiency, Potassium Deficiency, Revision, Gout

Session: Poster

Program Number: P201

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