Management of late postoperative complications of bariatric surgery.

@article{Hamdan2011ManagementOL,
  title={Management of late postoperative complications of bariatric surgery.},
  author={Khaled Hamdan and Sat Somers and Manish Chand},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={98 10},
  pages={1345-55}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide and the past decade has witnessed an exponential rise in the number of bariatric operations performed. As a consequence, an increasing number of patients are presenting to non-specialist units with complications following bariatric procedures. This article outlines the management of the most common late postoperative complications that are likely to present to the general surgeon. METHODS A search was conducted for late… CONTINUE READING
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