Patients developed symptomatic gallstones between 3 and 21 months after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), neither prophylactic cholecystectomy nor treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid is necessary after open RYGB.

Michael G. Sarr

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233; author reply 233
JournalSurgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.
Volume2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2006

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  • Surgery

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