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Table 3 Excess weight loss after LGP

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

PLICATION 1 MON 2 MON 3 MON 6 MON 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 4 YEAR 5 YEAR 10 YEAR
EWL 20% 35% 45% 60% 67% 70% 66% 62% 55% 42%
PATIENTS 779 745 711 615 491 356 251 176 134 35
  1. EWL: excessive weight loss.