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Surgical Outcome Claims

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
35-40 0 11 26 63 79.0
40-45 2 4 49 45 74.5
45-50 3 20 57 20 60.9
50-55 0 9 64 27 60.2
55-60 14 0 57 29 62.7
>60 0 29 57 14 57.7
All 2 12 49 38 69.0

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