Table 2: Summary of studies showing reduced GERD after sleeve gastrectomy.

StudyPatients
( )
Evaluation of GERDPreoperative GERD (%)Postoperative GERD (%)Follow-up (months)Size of Bougie (Fr)

Chopra et al. [45] 174Symptom reporting13.7 ( )13.2 ( , 6 new)6–3634
Melissas et al. [33]14Motility and symptom reporting14 ( )35.7 ( ) at 6 months
7 ( ) at 24 months
6 and 24Not reported
Melissaset al. [32]23Motility and
symptom reporting
35 ( )30 ( , 2 new)1234
Rawlins et al. [46]49Symptom reporting30.6 ( )26.5 ( , 7 persistent, 6 new)6026.4
Weiner et al. [47]120Symptom reporting35 ( )15 ( )6032–44