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16 Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Management of Complications

  • Pornthep Prathanvanich
  • Bipan ChandEmail author
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Abstract

The growing popularity of sleeve gastrectomy to treat obesity has resulted in greater awareness and reporting of the potential complications of this procedure. Every bariatric surgeon who performs sleeve gastrectomy will, at some point, be faced with an early or late sleeve complication. This chapter describes the most common complications after sleeve gastrectomy and management options.

Keywords

Sleeve gastrectomy Complication Gastric leak Bleeding Obstruction GERD Nutrient deficiencies 

Abbreviations

BMI

Body mass index

CT

Computerized tomography

EWL

Excess weight loss

GEJ

Gastroesophageal junction

GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease

LSG

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Post-LSG GL

Postoperative laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy gastric leak

RYGB

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

SEMS

Self-expandable metallic stent

SG

Sleeve gastrectomy

SIRS

Systemic inflammatory response syndrome

Supplementary material

Video 1

Endoscopy view for post-LSG functional obstruction (M4V 10267 kb)

Video 2

Primary repair post-LSG gastric leak (M4V 51528 kb)

Video 3

Lap sleeve with hematoma (M4V 18419 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryStritch School of Medicine, Loyola University ChicagoChicagoUSA

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