Internal hernia after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity.

@article{Iannelli2006InternalHA,
  title={Internal hernia after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity.},
  author={Antonio Iannelli and Enrico Facchiano and Jean Gugenheim},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={1265-71}
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) is associated with a relatively high incidence of internal hernias (IH) when compared to the open operation. METHODS A search in PubMed MEDLINE from January 1994 through January 2006 was performed (keywords: obesity, laparoscopy, gastric bypass and internal hernia). RESULTS 26 studies with a total of 11,918 patients were considered. 300 cases of IH occurred (rate 2.51%). IH occurred 116 times at the level of the transverse colon… CONTINUE READING

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