Two or Six cm From Pylorus at Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
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Randomized controlled trial comparing between two technique of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for treatment of morbid obesity. In the first technique the investigators started dissection of gastrocolic ligament 6 cm from pylorus and in the second one the distance was only 2 cm. The main primary outcome measure was weight loss.
Condition or disease
Procedure: distance of dissection of gastrocolic ligament from pylorus
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
morbid obesity with body mass index more than 40 or 35 with at least one comorbidity
extreme of age less than 18 or over 65 years contraindications to laparoscopy