Tarin C Worrest, MD1, Samer Mattar, MD2, Bruce Wolfe, MD1, Erin W Gilbert, MD1. 1Oregon Health and Sciences University, 2Swedish Medical Center
An implantable vagal blocking device has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of moderate obesity. However, to date, there has been no report on the technique for the laparoscopic explantation of the device. In this video, we report a reproducible, step by step operative technique for safe device removal.
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 86516
Program Number: V079
Presentation Session: Thursday Exhibit Hall Theater (Non CME)
Presentation Type: EHVideo