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Intestinal Obstruction after Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

  • Alexander Perez
  • Eric J. De Maria

Intestinal obstruction is a rare complication of laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, which if not identified and managed promptly, may result in gangrenous bowel, sepsis, and subsequent death.

Keywords

Gastric Bypass Intestinal Obstruction Morbid Obesity Small Bowel Obstruction Ventral Hernia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Perez
    • 1
  • Eric J. De Maria
    1. 1.Minimally Invasive Surgery FellowDuke University Medical CenterDurham

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