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Management of Strictures

  • Ninh T. Nguyen
  • Xuan-Mai T. Nguyen
Chapter

Abstract

Anastomotic stenosis is one of the most common delayed complications following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Stricture at the gastrojejunal anastomosis can lead to symptoms of progressive dysphagia, nausea, and emesis. Stricture diagnosis is typically made via endoscopy, and definitive treatment can usually be achieved with endoscopic methods of stricture dilation. This chapter reviews diagnosis and management of strictures in the bariatric patient.

Keywords

Gastric Bypass Balloon Catheter Anastomotic Stricture Roux Limb Circular Stapler 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Irvine Medical CenterUniversity of CaliforniaOrangeUSA

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