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Complications of Bariatric Surgery

  • Robert B. LimEmail author
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Abstract

Surgical weight loss procedures are among the most commonly performed operations in the world today. Because it is so prevalent, most general surgeons will likely have to manage bariatric patients acutely even as the surgical techniques improve and the overall complication rates decrease.

Keywords

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Bariatric Surgery Staple Line Gastric Pouch Internal Hernia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryTripler Army Medical CenterHonoluluUSA

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