Tag: postoperative complications

Marginal Ulcer Perforation and Concurrent 360-degree Twisted Roux Limb Volvulus following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Case Report

Marginal Ulcer Perforation and Concurrent 360-degree Twisted Roux Limb Volvulus following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Case Report

| June 1, 2019

by Brook E. Porter, BS; Lindsey E. Goldstein, MD, FACS, FASCRS; and Jeffrey E. Friedman, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Porter and Dr. Friedman are with the University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Goldstein is with the University and Florida and Malcolm Randall […]

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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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Late Surgical Complications of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Afferent Limb and Marginal Ulcer

Late Surgical Complications of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Afferent Limb and Marginal Ulcer

| October 1, 2016

This CE is currently expired. Course Overview: Afferent limb and marginal ulcers are described in bariatric educational courses and literature as possible late complications following bariatric surgery. Recognition of these complications can be a challenge because patient presentation may vary from subtle to overt symptoms. This educational program will describe the etiology, signs and symptoms, […]

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Novel Treatments for Complications after Bariatric Surgery

Novel Treatments for Complications after Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2016

by [1]Julián Hernández and [2]Camilo Boza [1]Department of Digestive Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Católica De Chile; [2]Bariatric Surgery Unit, Department of Digestive Surgery, Clínica Las Condes Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research. 201610:3. DOI: 10.1186/s13022-015-0021-2 COMPETING INTERESTS: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. COPYRIGHT: © Hernández and Boza. 2016. This article is distributed […]

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Nursing Assessment of Intraluminal and Intraperitoneal Hemorrhage Following Bariatric Surgery

Nursing Assessment of Intraluminal and Intraperitoneal Hemorrhage Following Bariatric Surgery

| June 1, 2016

This CE is currently expired.   Course Overview: Anastomotic leaks, anastomotic strictures, and internal hernias are more commonly described in bariatric educational courses and literature. However, hemorrhage, both intra-abdominal and intra-peritoneal, can be more challenging due to the infrequency of their occurrence, and yet a very life threatening postoperative complication following bariatric surgery. This educational […]

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