Surgical Gastroenterology

Gastric bypass surgery is a better option than laparoscopic gastric banding

laproscopic surgery
During a recent study conducted in order to compare the results of different types of bariatric surgeries, laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) was found to yield better results than the adjustable gastric banding (AGB) procedure. However, the risk of short term complications and subsequent hospitalizations was also greater with RYGB. There has been a constant debate about the risks and benefits of both the bariatric surgeries. Studies done in the past have come up with conflicting...

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