Insights into proximal pouch dilatation following adjustable gastric banding--a form of inattentional blindness?

Proximal gastric pouch dilatation (PPD) or enlargement is the most common cause for revision surgery, and a leading cause of band intolerance and failure following laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery. We have recently reported some interesting, unexpected, and clinically important factors associated with the development of PPD in 3,000 consecutive… CONTINUE READING