Effect of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy vs laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on weight loss at 5 years among patients with morbid obesity. The SLEEVEPASS randomized clinical trial. JAMA 2018; 319: 241-254.

Published: 5th April 2018

Authors: Salminen P, Helmiö M, Ovaska J, Juuti A, Leivonen M, Peromaa-Haavisto P et al.


Some 217 patients were followed for five years. There was no significant difference in excess body mass index loss in patients who had sleeve gastrectomy (61.1 per cent) versus those who had gastric bypass (68.3 per cent).

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