Esophageal dilation after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: a more systematic approach is needed

Abstract

The occurrence of esophageal dilation after laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric banding (LASGB) had not been yet investigated systematically. In this study, standardized barium swallow studies were used to assess 45 LASGB patients for the development of esophageal dilation after the operation and after a mean follow-up period of 39.3 months. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-009-0516-1

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@article{Jong2009EsophagealDA, title={Esophageal dilation after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: a more systematic approach is needed}, author={Justin R. de Jong and Cas Tiethof and Bert van Ramshorst and H. G. Gooszen and Andr{\'e} J. P. M. Smout}, journal={Surgical Endoscopy}, year={2009}, volume={23}, pages={2802-2808} }