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  • 2013-06-11

GERD after Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG)

Epublication WebSurg.com, Jun 2013;13(06). URL:
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Obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are two of the major health problems of the industrialized world. Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) is rapidly becoming popular as a standalone bariatric operation. At the same time, there are valid concerns regarding its long-term durability and postoperative gastroesophageal reflux disease. In this lecture, Dr. Kelvin Higa explores this issue.