26th International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES), London, United Kingdom, 30 May–1 June 2018: Oral Presentations
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KARL STORZ - EAES AWARD
O001 - Morbid Obesity
THE Effect of Pregnancy on Weight Loss Outcomes Following Sleeve Gastrectomy
A. Rottenstreich1, J. Shufanieh2, G. Kleinstern3, A. Goldenshluger2, U. Elchalal1, R. Elazary2
1Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; 2Department of Surgery, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; 3Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America
Aims: While pregnancy outcomes following bariatric surgery have been extensively addressed, the impact of pregnancy on long-term outcomes following bariatric surgery has only been sparsely studied. The study aim was to investigate the effect of pregnancy on weight loss outcomes after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG).
Methods: An observational, cross-sectional case-control study. The study group comprised women who became pregnant after LSG. A control group of post-LSG patients who didn’t conceive following surgery, was...