Image Category: Bariatric Surgery

Gastric Outlet Obstruction in patient with non-adjustable gastric band

A patient status post non-adjustable gastric band placement. These bands were popularized by a local surgeon in Houston. A common complication is gastric outlet obstruction at the band site. This UGI demonstrates the change in anatomy caused by the ban

Stapler complication

Surgical field—Laparoscopic view- Bowel perforation due to excessive pushing of stapler during laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy anastomosis. Stomach [Yellow asterisk]; Jejunum [Black asterisk]; Perforation site(arrow).

Stapler complication

Surgical field—Laparoscopic view- Bowel perforation due to excessive pushing of stapler during laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy anastomosis. Stomach [Yellow asterisk]; Jejunum [Black asterisk]; Perforation site(arrow).

Laparoscopic gastric greater curvature plication failure

Endoscopic view. This is the Image obtained during post operative endoscopy after failure of Laparoscopic gastric greater curvature plication (LGGCP) in an obese patient. This is the forward and reflexed endoscopic view (Retrovision maneuver).

Sleeve Gastrectomy

The resected pathology specimen after Sleeve Gastrectomy

Dieulafoy’s Lesion in gastric pouch S/P Laparoscopic R-Y Gastric bypass

Dieulafoy’s lesion along with anastomotic ulcer in a gastric bypass patient who presented with upper GI bleed

Stented leak following sleeve gastrectomy

These are nested stents in place to treat a sleeve leak and stricture.

Stapled Temperature Probe

This photo shows a sleeve gastrectomy specimen with the end of the temperature probe in the staple line. This occurred during the last firing of the stapler at the angle of HIs. The probe was positioned in the oropharynx, but was likely inadvertently a

Is the Sub-lingual Analgesic Route Overlooked in the Post-operative Bariatric Patient

Authors: Susannah M Wyles, MBBS MSc MRCS, M Harry Thompson, MBBS, Catherine Bradshaw, MBBS, Ahmed R Ahmed, BSc FRCS, Jonathan Cousins, BSc FRCA

Prominent splenic artery

A prominent splenic artery is seen during a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity.

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