Vertical Banded Gastroplasty to Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy: Case Report and Description of Technique

Brian F Lane, MD, Chad A Lee, MS, Amy M Biedenbach, PAC, David Hardy, MD, Jeremy A Warren, MD, Michael A Edwards, MD

Department of Bariatric and MIDDS, Georgia Health Sciences University, Medical College Georgia

The patient had undergone VBG in 2002 for morbid obesity and developed progressive severe gastric outlet obstructive symptoms over the past 2 years due to VBG band stricture. Dilation was unsuccessful, and due to continued morbid obesity, the patient underwent revision of VBG to VSG with release of the obstruction utilizing an intra-gastric combine lap- endoscopic approach. Operative details and patient outcome are presented.

Session: Video ChannelDay 2

Program Number: V092

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