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Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a female patient with a BMI of 42

M Vix, MD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jun 2009;09(06). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2609

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Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) was initially introduced for super-obese patients in a two-step concept in order to reduce the perioperative risk. Presently, it is proposed as one of the effective standard procedures for surgical treatment of morbid obesity. This video shows a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a female patient with a BMI of 42.