Vertical sleeve gastrectomy specimens have a high prevalence of unexpected histopathologic findings requiring additional clinical management.

@article{Raess2015VerticalSG,
  title={Vertical sleeve gastrectomy specimens have a high prevalence of unexpected histopathologic findings requiring additional clinical management.},
  author={Philipp W Raess and Marilyn A Baird-Howell and Rajesh Aggarwal and Noel N. Williams and Emma Elizabeth Furth},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={1020-3}
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy is used with increasing frequency as a therapeutic option for morbid obesity. Before the procedure, patients undergo a rigorous preoperative evaluation including double contrast upper gastrointestinal radiographic series at our institution. Patients undergoing sleeve gastrectomy are presumed to have no significant gastric pathology. OBJECTIVES To investigate the prevalence of histopathologic findings requiring clinical follow-up in sleeve… CONTINUE READING
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