From the case: Eroded gastric band

CT
Axial C+ portal venous phase
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ A case of gastric band erosion diagnosed on CT. This is a relatively uncommon complication of this form of bariatric surgery. The erosion was conf...”

Used in the following article:

  • Gastric band erosion - “ Gastric band erosion or penetration is a potentially serious complication following laparoscopic gastric band surgery for obesity.  Epidemiology ...”
  • Gastric band - “ A gastric band is a surgically placed device, used to assist in weight loss. It is now the most popular form of bariatric surgery, largely replaci...”
  • Complications following gastric banding - “ There are many complications that can occur following gastric banding. It is helpful to divide these into early and late post-surgical complicatio...”

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