Classification and management of leaks after gastric bypass for patients with morbid obesity: a prospective study of 60 patients.

@article{Csendes2012ClassificationAM,
  title={Classification and management of leaks after gastric bypass for patients with morbid obesity: a prospective study of 60 patients.},
  author={Attila Csendes and Ana Mar{\'i}a Burgos and Italo Braghetto},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={855-62}
}
The most important and frequent major complication after gastric bypass is the appearance of a leak, which can result in death of a patient. The purpose of this prospective study was to determine the incidence of a postoperative leak, to propose a classification and to evaluate the results of conservative or surgical treatment. All patients submitted to gastric bypass either laparotomic or laparoscopic were included in a prospective protocol. In all radiological evaluation at 4(th) day after… CONTINUE READING

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