Gastric Leak After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.
Marquez, Manuel Ferrer 1; Ayza, Manuel Ferrer 1; Lozano, Ricardo Belda 1; del Mar Rico Morales, Maria 1; Garcia Diez, Jose Miguel 2; Poujoulet, Ricardo Belda 1
20(9):1306-1311, September 2010.
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: Sleeve gastrectomy is a recently developed technique for treating morbid obesity. Since it is a simple procedure, the number of surgeons using it has grown in recent years. The patients who present fistulas after surgery often undergo a harrowing postoperative period as well as increased morbidity and mortality. Our aim was to assess the incidence, causes, diagnosis, management, and prevention of leaks after sleeve gastrectomy.
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