Roux-en-Y


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Roux-en-Y

 [roo-en-wi; Fr. roo-ahn-e-grek´]
denoting any Y-shaped anastomosis in which the small intestine is included.

Roux-en-Y

[ro̅o̅′ en wī′, ro̅o̅′änēgrek′]
Etymology: César Roux, Swiss surgeon, 1857-1926
a treatment for morbid obesity consisting of surgical division of the small intestine to form two arms; the jejunum is anastomosed to a gastric pouch and the bypassed duodenum connects the pylorus with an end-to-side anastomosis into the lower jejunum.
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Roux-en-Y

Roux-en-Y

(roo′ĕn-wī′)
An anastomosis of the distal divided end of the small bowel to another organ such as the stomach, pancreas, or esophagus. The proximal end is anastomosed to the small bowel below the anastomosis.
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The results of the study provide strong evidence for the efficacy of Roux-en-Y surgery for long-term weight loss and prevention and remission of type 2 diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia.
Material and Methods: Data on patients who underwent laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with a diagnosis of morbid obesity between January 2012 and June 2014 were retrospectively evaluated.
The commonest surgical procedure was complete cyst excision with Roux-en-Y common hepatico-jejunostomy.
Whatever data are available they show perioperative and long term complications same as that of Roux-en-Y procedure and more than the gastric banding.
3% 5 years later, while the use of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass dropped from 58.
Preoperatively, most Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients have a higher than normal BMD, "so even a loss of 10% over 2 years is not going to put most of them in the osteopenic or osteoporotic range.
In our case, since the left main hepatic duct was transected for an extended period of time and was most probably colonized, we decided to do selective left Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy.
Contemporary bariatric surgeries include Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, sleeve gastrectomy, and mini--gastric bypass.
Operative procedures performed included Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy in 19 (59.
51%) was the most frequently performed procedure, followed by choledochoduodenostomy and Roux-en-Y choledocho-jejunostomy (i.
It concludes that one of the most common and effective forms of bariatric surgery, called Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, melts away pounds not - or not only - by re-routing the digestive tract, as long thought, but by changing the bacteria in the gut.