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Table 1 Indication of bariatric surgery

From: Twelve year experience of laparoscopic gastric plication in morbid obesity: development of the technique and patient outcomes

METHOD/LANDMARK MOTIVATION SAMPLE
               LGP EXCELLENT YOUNG FEMALE
               GBP MODERATE MALE DIABETIC
               DS POOR SUPER OBESE
  1. LGP: Laparoscopic gastric plication, GBP: Gastric bypass, DS: Duodenal switch.