Mini/One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass Versus Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass as a Second Step Procedure After Sleeve Gastrectomy—a Retrospective Cohort Study

  • Sonja ChiappettaEmail author
  • Christine Stier
  • Oliver Scheffel
  • Simone Squillante
  • Rudolf A. Weiner
Original Contribution



Whether one anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is a better revisional bariatric surgery (RBS) after sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is still under debate. The aim is to compare short-term outcomes of RYGB and OAGB as a RBS after SG, pertaining to their effects on weight loss, resolution of comorbidities, and complications.


We performed a single-center analysis of 55 patients (n = 34 OAGB, n = 21 RYGB). Indications for revisional surgery included weight regain/loss failure (67%) and intractable gastroesophageal reflux disease (33%). Data were collected up to 1-year follow-up (FU) and included time of revisional surgery, operation time, weight, body mass index, excess weight loss, and total weight loss (TWL), both in percent, complications and resolution of comorbidities.


Operation time was 79 ± 36 (OAGB-MGB) and 98 ± 24 min (RYGB) (p = 0.03). In the first 30 postoperative days, three patients in the RYGB group, and no patient in the OAGB group, had postoperative complications. FU was 100%. Minor complication rates at 12 months were 33.3% (RYGB) and 35.3% (OAGB). At 12 months, mean % TWL was 10.3 ± 7.6% (RYGB) and 15.8 ± 7.8% (OAGB) (p = 0.0132).


OAGB after failed SG was found to be a quicker procedure with less perioperative complications. At 1-year FU, no significant differences were seen between RYGB and OAGB regarding readmission and minor complications. Still long-term FU including the risk of malnutrition is needed to have a complete evaluation of OAGB as a RBS for the future.


OAGB-MGB RYGB SG Revisional surgery 



Sleeve gastrectomy


One anastomosis gastric bypass-mini gastric bypass


Roux-en-Y gastric bypass


Gastroesophageal reflux disease




Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch


Standard deviation


Body mass index


Excess weight loss


Total weight loss


Proton pump inhibitor


GERD–Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaire


Biliopancreatic limb


Reflux symptom index


Revisional bariatric surgery


Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

All authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all the individual participants included in the study.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in this study involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki Declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obesity and Metabolic SurgerySana Klinikum OffenbachOffenbach am MainGermany
  2. 2.AdipositaszentrumUniversity Hospital of WürzburgWürzburgGermany
  3. 3.Department of General SurgeryOspedale del MareNaplesItaly

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