Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy for the Treatment of a Chronic Fistula After Sleeve Gastrectomy: the Last Resource

Hector Romero-Talamas, MD, Andrea Zelisko, MD, Kevin El-Hayek, MD, Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS

Cleveland Clinic

Endoscopic treatment with the placement of a stent is rapidly becoming the procedure of choice for the management of postoperative fistulas after sleeve gastrectomy. Nonetheless, a small percentage of patients do not respond. The laparoscopic total gastrectomy is a safe and feasible procedure that can be considered an effective last resource in this scenario.


Session: Video ChannelDay 2

Program Number: V076

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