Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) represents the most performed bariatric surgical procedure worldwide. Morbid Overweight in elderly patients is becoming a significant health problem even in Italy. As well as in younger age groups, bariatric surgery could be indicated even in this subset of patients. However the advantages and results of LSG in patients over 60 years old have received minimal attention.

Results following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in elderly obese patients: a single center experience with follow up at three years

Conzo, Giovanni;
2018

Abstract

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) represents the most performed bariatric surgical procedure worldwide. Morbid Overweight in elderly patients is becoming a significant health problem even in Italy. As well as in younger age groups, bariatric surgery could be indicated even in this subset of patients. However the advantages and results of LSG in patients over 60 years old have received minimal attention.
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