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Postoperative Digestive Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Author(s): Andrada Seicean* and Radu Seicean

Pp: 44-55 (12)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681087870121010007


Digestive complications of bariatric surgery are quite rare, especially those which are sever in nature, with a lower rate aftersleeve gastrectomy compared to Rouxen-Y gastric bypass. This chapter discusses the bleeding, anastomotic leaks, stenosis and ulceration, gastroesophageal reflux, bowel transit dysfunction, gallstones and complications related to adjustable gastric banding and other after bariatric surgeries.

Keywords: Bariatric surgery, Complications, Endoscopic treatment, Endoscopy, Gastric bypass, Obesity, Sleeve gastrectomy.

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