Endoscopic Abscess Septotomy: A Less Invasive Approach for the Treatment of Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks.

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BACKGROUND Postoperative leaks develop in a low percentage of patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), representing a rare yet devastating postoperative complication increasing morbidity and hospital stay. Leaks can become collections and may be very difficult to manage. Several therapeutic options with variable results, including surgical… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/lap.2017.0429

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