Banded Versus Nonbanded Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Randomized… : Annals of Surgery

yet weight regain is a relevant issue in mid- to long-term follow-up. Retrospective analyses suggest that banding a sleeve using a silicone ring may decrease weight regain and improve weight loss. Methods: The banded versus nonbanded sleeve gastrectomy single-center, randomized controlled trial was conducted from January 2015 to August 2019. The primary endpoint was defined as excess weight…