Tag: bariatric surgery complications

Glucagon…More Than a GI Hormone for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Glucagon…More Than a GI Hormone for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

| March 1, 2022

by Brandon M. Smith, MD; Logan T. Mellert, DO; Ashley Shoemaker, MA; and Adrian G. Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Smith, Mellert, and Dan and Ms. Shoemaker are with the Department of Surgery, Akron City Hospital Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided for […]

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Management of the Contained Sleeve Leak

Management of the Contained Sleeve Leak

| April 1, 2020

 by STEVEN G. LEEDS, MD, FACS, and MARC. A. WARD, MD Dr. Leeds and Ward are Assistant Clinical Professors of Surgery at Texas A&M College of Medicine in Bryan, Texas. Dr. Leeds is the Division Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Dr. Ward is Medical Director of Minimally Invasive Research and Simulation at Baylor University […]

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Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis following Bariatric Surgery

Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis following Bariatric Surgery

| May 1, 2019

This activity has expired. Course Overview Bariatric surgery has become the mainstay treatment for obesity with many thousands procedures performed annually. This article highlights the physiopathology, risks factors, clinical presentation, and treatment of mesenteric vein thrombosis, an uncommon but life-threatening complication that can occur after bariatric surgery.  Course Description This continuing education course is designed […]

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