Gastrobronchial fistula following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.

Abstract

Acquired fistulas between the tracheobronchial tree and the gastrointestinal tract are rare but serious complications of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomies with significant morbidity and mortality. With the rising popularity and widespread acceptance of bariatric surgery techniques, the occurrence of gastrobronchial fistulas is being increasingly recognised… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2012-006789

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