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Comparison of operations

Bariatric operations

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric bandingLaparoscopic adjustable gastric banding Laparoscopic gastric sleeve resectionLaparoscopic gastric sleeve resection Laparoscpic gastric bypassLaparoscpic gastric bypass Laparoscopic gastric plicationLaparoscopic gastric plication

Advantages

Does not involve any cutting or re-routing of the intestine. Adjustable and reversible. Only requires about one hour in the operating room. Does not re-route the passage of food. Less likely to cause complications related to the malabsorption of vitamins. Only requires about one hour in the operating room.ach volume is reduced. Results in higher average weight loss. No adjustments required or artificial materials. Does not involve any cutting or re-routing of the intestine. No adjustments needes.

Only requires about 1-1,5h in the operating room

Disadvantages

The weight loss is slower and may require several band adjustments. Potential for blockages in the gastric sleeve. Potential for Staple line leak. Decreased nutrient absorption ( vitamin B 12, calcium, iron, & zinc)Dumping syndrome No long term follow up data

Time in surgery

1 hour 1 hour 1-1,5 hours 1-1.5 hours

Length of hospital stay

2-4 days 2-4 days 2-4 days 2-4 days

Expected weight loss

40-50% excess body weight 60-65% excess body weight 60-80% excess body weight 30-55% excess body weight

Reversibility

Possible Not possible Possible Possible