January 1978

Ileal Bypass in the Control of Hyperlipidemia and Atherosclerosis

Author Affiliations

From the S. R. Light Laboratory for Surgical Research and the Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn.

Arch Surg. 1978;113(1):62-70. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1978.01370130064011

• A review of available surgical operations and drug therapy leads to the conclusion that ileal bypass is the most effective method available today for lipid level reduction.

(Arch Surg 113:62-70, 1978)