Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Case contributed by Dr Sameh Saied Ali


Morbid obesity with BMI 45, diabetes and hypertension

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Female

Remnant gastric pouch after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy appears as a long tubular pouch with a relative widening of the distal end of the pouch that represents the preserved gastric antrum. 

Case Discussion

Gastric sleeve operation is a modern bariatric surgery, where about 75 % of the stomach is removed. It is irreversible.   

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Case information

rID: 52861
Published: 23rd Apr 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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