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Abdom Imaging. 2011 Aug;36(4):363-71. doi: 10.1007/s00261-011-9742-9.

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a guide to postoperative anatomy and complications.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.


The purpose of this pictorial essay is to review the surgical technique, postoperative anatomy, and potential complications of the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. As the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy becomes an increasingly popular bariatric surgery, it is important for radiologists to familiarize themselves with the procedure and possible complications.

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