Obesity Surgery

, Volume 14, Issue 10, pp 1308–1312

Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage after Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

  • Ninh T Nguyen
  • Mario Longoria
  • Sara Chalifoux
  • Samuel E Wilson
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Gastrointestinal hemorrhage is a potential perioperative complication after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The surgeon performing laparoscopic gastric bypass should understand the need for early recognition and management of this complication, as it can be life-threatening. This paper discusses the incidence and clinical presentation of gastrointestinal hemorrhage, mechanisms for hemorrhage, management options, and possible methods of prevention.

GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE MORBID OBESITY LAPAROSCOPIC GASTRIC BYPASS 

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  • Ninh T Nguyen
    • Mario Longoria
      • Sara Chalifoux
        • Samuel E Wilson

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