Conversion of failed vertical banded gastroplasty to open adjustable gastric banding

Taskin M., Zengin K., Unal E., Sakoglu N.

OBESITY SURGERY, vol.11, no.6, pp.731-734, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1381/09608920160558678
  • Journal Name: OBESITY SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.731-734
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Background: Occasionally, patients with failed vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) present for secondary treatment. We performed the reoperations using adjustable gastric banding (AGB) technique.