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Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

, Volume 21, Issue 11, pp 1946–1953 | Cite as

Management of Post-Bariatric Surgery Emergencies

  • Elias Chousleb
  • Alberto ChouslebEmail author
Evidence-Based Current Surgical Practice
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Abstract

Management of post-bariatric surgery emergencies is common practice in the USA and the world. Due to the popularity and widespread use of bariatric procedures to treat obesity and its comorbidities, emergency physicians and general surgeons will be challenged with the treatment of short- and long-term complications of bariatric procedures. In this article, we evaluate the most common long-term complications of the most commonly performed bariatric interventions.

Keywords

Bariatric surgery Complications Management 

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© The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jackson North Medical CenterMiamiUSA
  2. 2.ABC Medical CenterMexico CityMexico

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