Anatomy and complications following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: radiological evaluation and imaging pitfalls.

@article{Triantafyllidis2011AnatomyAC,
  title={Anatomy and complications following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: radiological evaluation and imaging pitfalls.},
  author={George Triantafyllidis and Olga Lazoura and Eleni Sioka and George Tzovaras and Afroditi Antoniou and Katerina G Vassiou and Dimitrios Zacharoulis},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={473-8}
}
BACKGROUND To evaluate the post-operative gastric anatomy depicted by upper gastrointestinal gastrografin swallow studies (UGI) and report radiological work-up and management of complications following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). METHODS The study included 85 consecutive patients who underwent LSG for the treatment of morbid obesity. In all patients, a UGI was routinely performed on POD 3 to exclude early complications. In patients with suspected complications, further radiological… CONTINUE READING

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