Trends in internal hernia incidence after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

@article{Ahmed2007TrendsII,
  title={Trends in internal hernia incidence after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.},
  author={Ahmed R H Ahmed and Gretchen Rickards and Syed Hamed S Husain and Joseph Kevin Johnson and Thad J Boss and William O'malley},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 12},
  pages={1563-6}
}
BACKGROUND Internal hernia is a known complication after gastric bypass, especially when performed laparoscopically. The aim of this study was to see when internal hernias occur in relation to weight loss and time course after surgery. Furthermore, we wish to examine the impact of Roux limb positioning ante- versus retrocolic and whether switching to… CONTINUE READING