Ann Surg Innov Res 2016 15;10. Epub 2016 Mar 15.
Bariatric Surgery Unit, Department of Digestive Surgery, Clínica Las Condes, Estoril 450, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
Bariatric surgery has been considered one of best treatments for obesity. As every surgical procedure-and any medical intervention, it is not exempt of complications, among which leaks, strictures, acute hemorrhages and fistulae highlight. Leaks are more common in the gastro-jejunal anastomosis (GJA) in the case of Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass (RYGB), while in Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) they locate in the stapler line. Read More