Home Current issue Ahead of print Search About us Editorial board Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 419-422

One-day surgery laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: 96 patients at a Menoufia University Hospital


Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Menoufia, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Asem Fayed
Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Shebin Elkom, Menoufia 32511
Egypt
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ejs.ejs_8_18

Rights and Permissions

Background Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is one of the most performed bariatric surgeries, although its safety as a 1-day surgery is not yet approved. Patients and methods An analysis of a prospectively collected bariatric surgery data, in Menoufia University Hospitals was conducted between February 2016 and August 2017. There were120 patients who underwent LSG; 96 (80%) patients were operated as a 1-day surgery (hospital stay<12 h). Results All procedures were primary LSG performed on 82 women and 14 men, with a mean age (±SD) of 29.2±13.5 years. Mean±SD preoperative BMI was 45.4±3.8 kg/m2. Operative time was 49.8±9.6 min (mean±SD). There were no deaths. All patients were discharged home on the same day of the surgery. There were one (1.04%) case of gastric staple line leak, three (3.12%) of intra-abdominal bleeding, and one (1.04%) case of gastric stenosis. All patients went well. Conclusion LSG can be performed as a 1-day surgery in selected patients, with no complications.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed95    
    Printed10    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded22    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal