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Table 7 Regain or failure after up to 8 years of effective period of LGP (4 years)

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

REGAIN NUMBER NEW PLAN OUTCOME
WRONG SELECTION 31 regain MALABSORPTIVE 20 CASES,
6 failure   78% EWL/ 1 YEAR
TEMPORARY NEW CONDITION 13 11 REPLICATION 11 CASES LGP,
2 GASTRIC BYPASS 55% EWL/ 2 YEAR
PERMANENT NEW CONDITION 5 MALABSORPTIVE 5 CASES
TOTAL 55/176 (31%) 68% MAL, 38 CASES,
   32% REPLICATION 69% REOP