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  • 2019-10-28

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass after gastric band removal: a live educational procedure

Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2019;19(10). URL:
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In this original live educational 2-hour video, Dr. Kelvin Higa describes his personal technique of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass after removal of an adjustable gastric band, highlighting the importance of proper placement of working ports, careful dissection of the esophagogastric junction, objective measurement of the total length of the small bowel, and hand-sewing of the gastrojejunal anastomosis.