Management of concurrent cholelithiasis in gastric banding for morbid obesity

Sakcak I., Avsar F. M., Cosgun E., Yildiz B. D.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY, vol.23, no.9, pp.766-769, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background Both morbid obesity and gallstones can be treated using laparoscopic methods. In this study, we share our clinical experience about indications and timing for cholecystectomy in morbid obesity cases that had undergone laparoscopic gastric banding procedure.