Laparoscopic treatment for intestinal occlusion following gastric bypass
Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2011;11(02). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3205
Bowel obstruction after laparoscopic gastric bypass has been frequently reported. All bariatric surgeons, general surgeons, and physicians involved with postoperative management of the bariatric surgery patient should be familiar with this potentially life-threatening complication because an early diagnosis can prevent major complications. This video shows the laparoscopic treatment of bowel occlusion after gastric bypass.