Novel suture placement to affix overlapping metal stents in the treatment of an acute leak after sleeve gastrectomy

Post written by Jessica Yu, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. We present a case of a 45-year-old woman who presented with a leak and peri-gastric fluid collection 6 weeks after a vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG). This was initially treated with percutaneous drainage and placement of a …

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Management of a refractory leak after sleeve gastrectomy: the endoscopic armamentarium

Post written by Jessica X. Yu, MD, MS, and Allison R. Schulman, MD, MPH, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. We described the case of a 48-year-old woman with a history of a sleeve gastrectomy complicated by a refractory staple line leak. The patient presented 2 weeks …

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Managing staple line leaks after sleeve gastrectomy

Vivek Kumbhari, MD from the Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland, USA presents this VideoGIE case, "Novel technique for the management of staple line leaks after sleeve gastrectomy." A 32-year-old male presented for management of late proximal staple line leaks following sleeve gastrectomy …

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