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Cited from the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) is a Federation composed of national associations of bariatric surgeons and Integrated Health professionals. Here is an extract from the IFSO website - www.ifso.com/sleeve-gastrectomy:
Like the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, most of the weight loss is achieved in the first 2 years (>70% excess weight loss for BMI less than 50). Weight regain and gastric pouch dilatation can be seen thereafter. At 5 years, there is a sustained weight loss in the range of 50-60% of excess weight.
|Sleeve - 2 yrs postoperatively|
|BMI||<25%||25-50%||50-75%||> 75% EWL||Average Wt loss % EWL|
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