Stoma adjustable silicone gastric banding versus vertical banded gastroplasty for the treatment of morbid obesity

Taskin M., Apaydin B. , Zengin K., Taskin U.

OBESITY SURGERY, vol.7, no.5, pp.424-428, 1997 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1381/096089297765555412
  • Title of Journal : OBESITY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.424-428


Background: Among gastric restrictive operations, the procedure of choice is still controversial. The aim of this study is to compare the results of two different gastric restrictive procedures: vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) and stoma adjustable silicone gastric banding (ASGB).