Laparoscopic Malabsorption Procedures: Complications

  • Christine J. Ren


Biliopancreatic diversion (BPD), without or with duodenal switch (BPD-DS), limits nutrient absorption regardless of intake. These procedures carry significant risk due to increased operative risk of the obese patient, the complexity of the operation, and subsequent nutritional derangements.


Bariatric Surgery Gastric Bypass Morbid Obesity Sleeve Gastrectomy Biliopancreatic Diversion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine J. Ren
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  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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