Advertisement

Gastric Band Erosion

  • Melissa FelinskiEmail author
  • Maamoun A. Harmouch
  • Erik B. Wilson
  • Shinil K. Shah
Chapter

Abstract

Gastric band erosion is an uncommon but serious complication that often warrants removal. Removing a fixed or adjustable gastric band that has eroded into the lumen of the stomach can be challenging and demands skillful management. This chapter reviews the current treatment approaches for managing a patient with an eroded gastric band.

Keywords

Bariatric surgery Morbid obesity Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band Fixed gastric band Gastric band erosion Endoscopic interventions 

References

  1. 1.
    Athyros VG, Tziomalos K, Karagiannis A, Mikhailidis DP. Cardiovascular benefits of bariatric surgery in morbidly obese patients. Obes Rev. 2011;12(7):515–24.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Olshansky SJ, Passaro DJ, Hershow RC, et al. A potential decline in life expectancy in the United States in the 21st century. N Engl J Med. 2005;352(11):1138–45.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Christou NV, Sampalis JS, Liberman M, et al. Surgery decreases long-term mortality, morbidity, and health care use in morbidly obese patients. Ann Surg. 2004;240(3):416–23. discussion 423–414CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Flum DR, Dellinger EP. Impact of gastric bypass operation on survival: a population-based analysis. J Am Coll Surg. 2004;199(4):543–51.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Nguyen NT, Paya M, Stevens CM, Mavandadi S, Zainabadi K, Wilson SE. The relationship between hospital volume and outcome in bariatric surgery at academic medical centers. Ann Surg. 2004;240(4):586–93. discussion 593–584PubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Nguyen NT, Slone JA, Nguyen XM, Hartman JS, Hoyt DB. A prospective randomized trial of laparoscopic gastric bypass versus laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for the treatment of morbid obesity: outcomes, quality of life, and costs. Ann Surg. 2009;250(4):631–41.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Busetto L, Angrisani L, Basso N, et al. Safety and efficacy of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in the elderly. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008;16(2):334–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Altieri MS, Yang J, Telem DA, et al. Lap band outcomes from 19,221 patients across centers and over a decade within the state of New York. Surg Endosc. 2016;30(5):1725–32.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Shen X, Zhang X, Bi J, Yin K. Long-term complications requiring reoperations after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: a systematic review. Surg Obes Relat Dis: Off J Am Soc Bariatric Surg. 2015;11(4):956–64.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Arapis K, Tammaro P, Parenti LR, et al. Long-term results after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity: 18-year follow-up in a single university unit. Obes Surg. 2017;27(3):630–40.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Lazzati A, De Antonio M, Paolino L, et al. Natural history of adjustable gastric banding: lifespan and revisional rate: a Nationwide study on administrative data on 53,000 patients. Ann Surg. 2017;265(3):439–45.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Carandina S, Tabbara M, Galiay L, et al. Long-term outcomes of the laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: weight loss and removal rate. A single center experience on 301 patients with a minimum follow-up of 10 years. Obes Surg. 2017;27(4):889–95.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Wilkinson LH, Peloso OA. Gastric (reservoir) reduction for morbid obesity. Arch Surg. 1981;116(5):602–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Kuzmak LI. Silicone gastric banding: a simple and effective operation for morbid obesity. Contemp Surg. 1986;28(1):13–8.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Molina M, Oria HE. Gastric banding. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Bariatric Surgery Colloquim. 1983:15.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Mason EE. Vertical banded gastroplasty for obesity. Arch Surg. 1982;117(5):701–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Beitner MM, Ren-Fielding CJ, Fielding GA. Reducing complications with improving gastric band design. Surg Obes Relat Dis: Off J Am Soc Bariatric Surg. 2016;12(1):150–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    McBride CL, Kothari V. Evolution of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Surg Clin North Am. 2011;91(6):1239–47. viii–ixCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Cherian PT, Goussous G, Ashori F, Sigurdsson A. Band erosion after laparoscopic gastric banding: a retrospective analysis of 865 patients over 5 years. Surg Endosc. 2010;24(8):2031–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Egberts K, Brown WA, O’Brien PE. Systematic review of erosion after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Obes Surg. 2011;21(8):1272–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Singhal R, Bryant C, Kitchen M, et al. Band slippage and erosion after laparoscopic gastric banding: a meta-analysis. Surg Endosc. 2010;24(12):2980–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Quadri P, Gonzalez-Heredia R, Masrur M, Sanchez-Johnsen L, Elli EF. Management of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band erosion. Surg Endosc. 2017;31(4):1505–12.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Yoon CI, Pak KH, Kim SM. Early experience with diagnosis and management of eroded gastric bands. J Korean Surg Soc. 2012;82(1):18–27.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Evans JA, Williams NN, Chan EP, Kochman ML. Endoscopic removal of eroded bands in vertical banded gastroplasty: a novel use of endoscopic scissors (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2006;64(5):801–4.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    Fobi M, Lee H, Igwe D, et al. Band erosion: incidence, etiology, management and outcome after banded vertical gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2001;11(6):699–707.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    Karmali S, Snyder B, Wilson EB, Timberlake MD, Sherman V. Endoscopic management of eroded prosthesis in vertical banded gastroplasty patients. Surg Endosc. 2010;24(1):98–102.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    Lunde OC. Endoscopic laser therapy for band penetration of the gastric wall after gastric banding for morbid obesity. Endoscopy. 1991;23(2):100–1.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Weiss H, Nehoda H, Labeck B, Peer R, Aigner F. Gastroscopic band removal after intragastric migration of adjustable gastric band: a new minimal invasive technique. Obes Surg. 2000;10(2):167–70.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    Meyenberger C, Gubler C, Hengstler PM. Endoscopic management of a penetrated gastric band. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004;60(3):480–1.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. 30.
    Lattuada E, Zappa MA, Mozzi E, et al. Band erosion following gastric banding: how to treat it. Obes Surg. 2007;17(3):329–33.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    Regusci L, Groebli Y, Meyer JL, Walder J, Margalith D, Schneider R. Gastroscopic removal of an adjustable gastric band after partial intragastric migration. Obes Surg. 2003;13(2):281–4.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. 32.
    Chisholm J, Kitan N, Toouli J, Kow L. Gastric band erosion in 63 cases: endoscopic removal and rebanding evaluated. Obes Surg. 2011;21(11):1676–81.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. 33.
    Neto MP, Ramos AC, Campos JM, et al. Endoscopic removal of eroded adjustable gastric band: lessons learned after 5 years and 78 cases. Surg Obes Relat Dis: Off J Am Soc Bariatric Surg. 2010;6(4):423–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. 34.
    Karmali S, Sweeney JF, Yee K, Brunicardi FC, Sherman V. Transgastric endoscopic rendezvous technique for removal of eroded Molina gastric band. Surg Obes Relat Dis: Off J Am Soc Bariatric Surg. 2008;4(4):559–62.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. 35.
    Basa NR, Dutson E, Lewis C, Derezin M, Han S, Mehran A. Laparoscopic transgastric removal of eroded adjustable band: a novel approach. Surg Obes Relat Dis: Off J Am Soc Bariatric Surg. 2008;4(2):194–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  36. 36.
    Zehetner J, Holzinger F, Triaca H, Klaiber C. A 6-year experience with the Swedish adjustable gastric band prospective long-term audit of laparoscopic gastric banding. Surg Endosc. 2005;19(1):21–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. 37.
    Abeysekera A, Lee J, Ghosh S, Hacking C. Migration of eroded laparoscopic adjustable gastric band causing small bowel obstruction and perforation. BMJ Case Rep. 2017;2017.Google Scholar
  38. 38.
    Campos J, Ramos A, Galvao Neto M, et al. Hypovolemic shock due to intragastric migration of an adjustable gastric band. Obes Surg. 2007;17(4):562–4.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. 39.
    Lemaire J, Dewit O, Navez B. Management of a jejunal obstruction caused by the migration of a laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;30:6–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. 40.
    Wilson TD, Miller N, Brown N, Snyder BE, Wilson EB. Stent induced gastric wall erosion and endoscopic retrieval of nonadjustable gastric band: a new technique. Surg Endosc. 2013;27(5):1617–21.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  41. 41.
    Dugan J, Bajwa K, Singhal S. Endoscopic removal of gastric band by use of a stent-induced erosion technique. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016;83(3):654–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  42. 42.
    Marins Campos J, Moon RC, Magalhaes Neto GE, et al. Endoscopic treatment of food intolerance after a banded gastric bypass: inducing band erosion for removal using a plastic stent. Endoscopy. 2016;48(6):516–20.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Melissa Felinski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Maamoun A. Harmouch
    • 1
  • Erik B. Wilson
    • 1
  • Shinil K. Shah
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUT Health McGovern Medical SchoolHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Michael E DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical DevicesTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

Personalised recommendations