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Preoperative work-up in asymptomatic patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: is endoscopy mandatory?

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Published in Obesity Surgery. 2006, vol. 16, no. 10, p. 1304-11
Abstract We aimed to determine before Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) in asymptomatic morbidly obese patients: 1) the prevalence of abnormal findings at upper gastrointestinal (UGI) endoscopy; 2) Helicobacter pylori (HP) status; 3) clinical consequences of these findings; and 4) associated costs.
Keywords AdultChronic DiseaseEndoscopy, Gastrointestinal/economics/utilizationFemaleGastric BypassGastritis/epidemiologyHelicobacter Infections/diagnosis/economics/epidemiologyHelicobacter pyloriHumansIntestines/pathologyMaleMetaplasiaMiddle AgedObesity, Morbid/economics/epidemiology/surgeryRetrospective StudiesSwitzerland
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PMID: 17059738
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Research groups Chirurgie viscérale (104)
Chirurgie viscérale (HUG)
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AZAGURY, Dan Elison et al. Preoperative work-up in asymptomatic patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: is endoscopy mandatory?. In: Obesity Surgery, 2006, vol. 16, n° 10, p. 1304-11. doi: 10.1381/096089206778663896 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:35431

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