Obesity Surgery

, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 713–714 | Cite as

Does Anatomy Explain the Origin of a Leak After Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • I. Al-shoek
  • A. Hussain
  • S. EL-Hasani
Letter to the Editor


Sleeve Gastrectomy Vascular Anatomy Left Gastric Artery Short Gastric Vessel Gastroepiploic Artery 
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Conflict of Interest

Mr. I Al-shoek, Mr. A Hussain, and Mr. S EL-Hasani confirm no conflict of interest of any kind or grant support in relation to this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wexham Park HospitalReadingUK
  2. 2.Airedale Hospital NHS Foundation TrustBradfordUK
  3. 3.King’s College Hospitals NHS TrustLondonUK

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