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Laparoscopic gastric bypass after band removal: hand-sewn gastrojejunostomy

M Vix, MD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Dec 2011;11(12). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3466

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A subgroup of patients who receive the LAP-BAND fail to lose enough weight or present severe complications. Gastric bypass, which has both restrictive and malabsorptive components, is a good second-line choice for patients who did not do well with the band.