[Mesenteric closure in laparoscopic gastric bypass: surgical technique and literature review].

@article{Higa2007MesentericCI,
  title={[Mesenteric closure in laparoscopic gastric bypass: surgical technique and literature review].},
  author={Kelvin D Higa and Keith B Boone and Iv{\'a}n Jes{\'u}s Arteaga Gonz{\'a}lez and Eudaldo Miguel L{\'o}pez-Tomassetti Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Cirugia espanola},
  year={2007},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={77-88}
}
Despite the advantages offered by laparoscopy in bariatric surgery, the incidence of a new complication that was uncommon in the previous era of open surgery--internal hernias--has increased. Most publications in the literature dealing with internal hernia describe the incidence and form of presentation of this entity but few explain how these complications can be prevented. In this review article we describe a technique to close mesenteric defects in retrocolic Roux-en-Y laparoscopic gastric… CONTINUE READING