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

(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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Roux-en-Y hepatojejunostomy is one of surgeries with high difficulty in clinical pediatric surgery.
* Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch In this procedure, a sleeve gastrectomy is performed, and a larger section of the small intestine is bypassed than with Roux-en-Y. "People who undergo this surgery typically lose more weight than with the Roux-en-Y procedure, and resolution of type 2 diabetes is as high as 90 percent," Dr.
Weight loss, appetite suppression, and changes in fasting and postprandial ghrelin and peptide-YY levels after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy: a prospective, double blind study.
Horowitz, "Is routine cholecystectomy necessary at the time of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass?," Obesity Surgery, vol.
Boone, "Internal hernias after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: incidence, treatment and prevention," Obesity Surgery, vol.
The physiological advantages of preserving the autonomic nerves in the mesojejunum in the reconstructed alimentary limb have been documented [12, 13], and in our institution, we sacrifice the jejunum to create an autonomic nerve-preserved jejunal limb for Roux-en-Y reconstruction.
Researchers compared the outcomes of patients in three groups: 418 patients who sought and underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery; 417 patients who sought but did not undergo surgery, mainly for insurance reasons; and 321 patients who did not seek surgery.
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.
They found that one out of five participants treated with the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure developed alcoholism or alcohol abuse within seven years.
Complete cyst excision followed by Roux-en-Y common hepatico-jejunostomy was performed in 30.43% and common hepatico-dudenostomy in 26.08%.
Potential spaces predisposing to internal hernias in the abdomen occurs after laparoscopic gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y reconstruction.
Worldwide, there have been <25 reported cases of hyperammonemic encephalopathy associated with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery in the absence of cirrhosis.