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Length of the alimentary loop
In patients with a BMI of 40 – 50 kg/m² the alimentary loop should be 120 cm to 150 cm long.
For a BMI > 50 kg/m² a long-limb bypass with a loop of 200 cm should be considered.
Prof. Rudolf Weiner, MD
SANA Klinikum Offenbach
Department of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery