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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Roux en-Y - 500 Patients Follow up. This article explains techniques and results of 500 laparoscopic gastric bypass, roux en-Y patients within a 3 to 60 month post-op period.

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Pregnancy Following Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity. This informative article discusses the fact that women who suffer from morbid obesity are often infertile, and how Gastric Bypass surgery plays a part in modifying this co-morbidity.

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Case Report: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity in a Patient with Situs Inversus. The purpose of this article is to discuss the operative challenges posed by the advanced laparoscopic approach to a patient with situs inversus. The patient is a morbidly obese woman who has multiple co-morbidities related to her weight and who presented for bariatric surgery. A laparoscopic gastric bypass was successfully performed. Situs inversus totalis is not a contraindication for laparoscopic surgery.

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