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Table 2 Published clinical studies of laparoscopic bariatric surgery in kidney transplantation

From: The impact and treatment of obesity in kidney transplant candidates and recipients

Author (year) Type of operation n CKD stage Weight loss achieved
Freeman (2015) LSG 52 V (47); IV (5) Mean ΔBMI = −6.7 kg/m2, mean %EBWL = 29.8 %; %BMI < 35 = 55.8 %
Tariq (2013) LGB 7 V ↓BMI < 35 at 6 months in 100 % cohort
Lin (2013) LSG 6 V (5); IV (1) Mean EBWL = 50 % at 12 months*
Proczko (2013) LGB 3 V Mean ΔBMI = −8.7 kg/m2 at 3 months
MacLaughlin (2012) LSG 9 V (5) Median EBWL = 43 %; median ΔBMI = −8.4 kg/m2 at 6 months
Takata (2008) LGB 7 V Mean EBWL 61 % at 9 months
MacLauglin RCT (2014) LSG vs. BMC 5 vs. 6 III/IV Mean ΔBMI: −12.0 vs −1.2 kg/m2 at 12 months
Golomb (2014) LSG 10 Post-transplant Mean EBWL = 75 % at 12 months
Szomstein (2010) LGB/LSG 4/1 Post-transplant EBWL > 50 % at 2 years in 100 % of cohort
Arias (2010) LGB 5 Post-transplant Mean ΔBMI = −11 kg/m2
  1. *mean includes chronic liver failure patients
  2. (CKD chronic kidney disease; LGB laparoscopic gastric bypass; LSG laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy; BMI body mass index; EBWL excess body weight loss; RCT randomized clinical trail; BMC best medical care)