What is New in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

What is New in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Note: This book has been published under Bentham’s FAST TRACK OPEN ACCESS publication option upon the author’s request. The finalized book will be published soon.

Gastroenterology and hepatology represent dynamic fields of study and practice in internal medicine, with numerous innovations manifesting over the last 30 years. What is New in Gastroenterology and ...
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Postoperative Digestive Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Pp. 43-54 (12)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681087870121010007

Author(s): Andrada Seicean*, Radu Seicean

Abstract

Digestive complications of bariatric surgery are quite rare, especially those which are sever in nature, with a lower rate aftersleeve gastrectomy compared to Rouxen-Y gastric bypass. This chapter discusses the bleeding, anastomotic leaks, stenosis and ulceration, gastroesophageal reflux, bowel transit dysfunction, gallstones and complications related to adjustable gastric banding and other after bariatric surgeries.

Keywords:

Bariatric surgery, Complications, Endoscopic treatment, Endoscopy, Gastric bypass, Obesity, Sleeve gastrectomy.