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  • 2005-05-02

Laparoscopic gastric bypass

Epublication WebSurg.com, May 2005;05(05). URL:
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This video demonstrates a gastric bypass using stapled anastomosis. The surgeon uses a linear stapler to create a Roux limb with a 75 cm biliary and 100 cm alimentary limbs. The Roux limb is brought up in an antecolic fashion and the gastrojejunostomy is created with a EEA stapler. The anvil of EEA is passed transorally. Petersen's defect is closed and the excess bowel is removed.