The Current Role of Open Bariatric Surgery

  • Kenneth B. JonesJr.


Open bariatric surgery in the age of the laparoscope? You’ve got to be joking. Certainly I must be a dinosaur or an old dog who refuses to learn new tricks. Maybe I am afraid of the “learning curve.” Or just maybe I know something others may not. Read on.


Bariatric Surgery Gastric Bypass Excess Weight Loss Staple Line Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth B. JonesJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Bariatric Surgery Center, Department of SurgeryChristus Schumpert Medical CenterShreveportUSA

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