Obesity is associated with gastro-esophageal reflux. VBG reduced weight, but not gastro-esophageal acid reflux. Therefore, in our population, this operation cannot be considered as an antireflux procedure.

Obesity and gastro-esophageal acid reflux:physiological mechanisms and role of gastric bariatric surgery

DI FRANCESCO, Vincenzo;BAGGIO, Elda;MASTROMAURO, Marina;ZOICO, Elena;STEFANELLI, Norma;ZAMBONI, Mauro;PANOURGIA, Maria Panagiota;FRULLONI, Luca;BOVO, Paolo;BOSELLO, Ottavio;CAVALLINI, Giorgio
2004

Abstract

Obesity is associated with gastro-esophageal reflux. VBG reduced weight, but not gastro-esophageal acid reflux. Therefore, in our population, this operation cannot be considered as an antireflux procedure.
Bariatric surgery; Gastro-esophageal reflux; Morbid obesity
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