- Laparoscopic gastric bypass, Roux-en-Y- 500 patients: technique and results, with 3-60 month follow-upA C Wittgrove
Private Practice, Alvarado Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Obes Surg 10:233-9. 2000..Since our initial report, several groups throughout the world have preformed the gastric bypass laparoscopically, with various modifications...
- Combined laparoscopic/endoscopic anvil placement for the performance of the gastroenterostomyA C Wittgrove
Alvarado Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Obes Surg 11:565-9. 2001..The technique for the gastroenterostomy was derived from the method used in the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement. Some have questioned the safety of this technique, and alternatives have been proposed...
- Pregnancy following gastric bypass for morbid obesityA C Wittgrove
Department of Surgery, Alvarado Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Obes Surg 8:461-4; discussion 465-6. 1998..Bariatric surgery reduces the woman's weight and the incidence of obesity related co-morbidities. The number of pregnancies and rate of complications during those pregnancies in our post-bariatirc surgical patients were evaluated...