Complications associated with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity: a surgeon's guide.

@article{Sarkhosh2013ComplicationsAW,
  title={Complications associated with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity: a surgeon's guide.},
  author={Kourosh Sarkhosh and Daniel W Birch and Arya M. Sharma and Shahzeer Karmali},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={347-52}
}
Obesity is a common disease affecting adults and children. The incidence of obesity in Canada is increasing. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a relatively new and effective procedure for weight loss. Owing to an increase in the number of bariatric surgical procedures, general surgeons should have an understanding of the complications associated with LSG and an approach for dealing with them. Early postoperative complications following LSG that need to be identified urgently include… CONTINUE READING

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