Case Reports in Endocrinology / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Case Report

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding and Hypoglycemia

Table 1

Case patients’ characteristics.

VariablesPatient 1Patient 2Patient 3

Age (years)574752
Gender (male, female)FFM
Preoperative BMI (kg/m2)4740.240.9
Medication-related complicationsNNN
History of type II diabetes mellitusNNN
LAGB placementYYY
Concomitant hiatal hernia repairYNN
Presence of perioperative complicationsNNN
Time to development of symptoms (mo.)454114
Presence of Whipple’s triadYYY
Weight loss at time of symptoms (kg)−38.2−43.2−21
Volume of band reservoir (mL)05.18.2

BMI: body mass index; LAGB: laparoscopic adjustablegastric banding; mo.: months; kg: kilograms; mL: milliliters.

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