Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication: a Long-Term Follow-up Study on the Complications, Body Mass Index Changes, Endoscopic Findings and Causes of Revision

AbstractBackgroundBariatric surgery has been increasingly becoming popular due to the advancements in minimally invasive approaches and techniques. The aim of this study was to compare the long-term outcomes and clinical relevance of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and laparoscopic greater curvature plication (LGCP) in a matched controlled single-bariatric centre study.MethodsWe collected data from 163 patients who underwent either LSG or LGCP over a period of at least 5  years. The outcome parameters included body mass index (BMI) changes, causes of revision surgery, endoscopic findings and effects on obesity-related comorbidities.ResultsA total of 79 patients underwent LGCP, while 84 underwent LSG for morbid obesity. At the fifth year of follow-up, a BMI of  
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