Results of the OAGB in Adolescents

  • Miguel Flores de la TorreEmail author
  • Raúl Vázquez Pelcastre
  • Juan Francisco Valdez Hashimoto
  • Zanndor Jacob del Real Romo


Worldwide childhood obesity has increased, reaching 8–16% of the pediatric population (BMI >120% of the 95th percentile). In USA, currently 4.4 million children and adolescents have been diagnosed with severe obesity in the USA. Increase in obesity-related co-morbidities (e.g. type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obstructive sleep apnea and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) has been demonstrated in children and adolescents. Metabolic or obesity operation has been controversial in childhood or adolescence; nevertheless the mini-gastric bypass (MGB) and one anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB/BAGUA) version have been found to be very safe operation with excellent results for control of obesity and co-morbidities in young patients. MGB-OAGB results in the short, medium and long-term show this.


Childhood Adolescence Morbid obesity Mini-gastric bypass (MGB) One anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) Co-morbidities Type 2 diabetes (T2D) Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel Flores de la Torre
    • 1
    Email author
  • Raúl Vázquez Pelcastre
    • 2
  • Juan Francisco Valdez Hashimoto
    • 3
  • Zanndor Jacob del Real Romo
    • 4
  1. 1.Multidisciplinary Group “Adios a la Obesidad”ZacatecasMexico
  2. 2.High Specialty Regional Hospital, Specialty Center in Obesity and Diabetes Surgery of Yucatan PeninsulaMéridaMexico
  3. 3.Specialty Center in Obesity and Surgery of CancunCancúnMexico
  4. 4.Jefe de Servicio de Cirugia General Hospital, Cirujano de Equipo Multidisciplinario “Adios a la Obesidad”ZacatecasMexico

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