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Duodenal–jejunal bypass liner

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

A duodenal–jejunal bypass liner (DJBL), also known as a duodenal–jejunal bypass sleeve device or EndoBarrier™ is being trialled as a new technique, as an alternative to more 'traditional' gastric bypass surgeries 1,2. The basic principle is that the sleeve is endoscopically-inserted into the duodenum with an impervious liner preventing absorption of the chyme by the duodenum or the proximal jejunum. 

Article information

rID: 68509
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Duodenal-jejunal bypass sleeve (DJBS)
  • Duodenal–jejunal bypass liners
  • Duodenal–jejunal bypass liner (DJBL)
  • Duodenal-jejunal bypass sleeve devices
  • Endobarriers
  • Duodenal-jejunal bypass sleeve device
  • Endobarrier

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: EndoBarrier on x-ray
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