Despite leakages remaining a worrisome complication, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become the preferred choice for most bariatric surgeons in Italy. In light of the emerging trend to discharge patients on postoperative day (POD) 1 or to consider LSG as an outpatient procedure, we felt it useful in selected cases to define a treatment protocol aimed to manage patients presenting with an acute postoperative leakage.

Acute Leaks Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Early Surgical Repair According to a Management Algorithm

MUSELLA, MARIO
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MILONE, MARCO;BIANCO, PAOLO;MAIETTA, PAOLA;GALLORO, GIUSEPPE
2015

Abstract

Despite leakages remaining a worrisome complication, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become the preferred choice for most bariatric surgeons in Italy. In light of the emerging trend to discharge patients on postoperative day (POD) 1 or to consider LSG as an outpatient procedure, we felt it useful in selected cases to define a treatment protocol aimed to manage patients presenting with an acute postoperative leakage.
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