Circular Stapled Transabdominal Technique

  • Benjamin E. Schneider
  • Daniel B. Jones


Since the first description of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in 1994, surgeons have performed the gastrojejunal anastomosis using a circular end-to-end anastomosis (EEA) stapled technique. The circular stapled method may be favored as it allows for construction of a very small gastric pouch and represents a safe, consistent, and relatively simple method of anastomosis.


Gastric Bypass Gastric Pouch Roux Limb Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Circular Staple Anastomosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin E. Schneider
    • 1
  • Daniel B. Jones
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryHarvard Medical SchoolUSA
  3. 3.Bariatric ProgramUSA
  4. 4.Section of Minimally Invasive SurgeryBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBostonUSA

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