Eroded Gastric Band


This video shows the retroflexed view of an adjustable gastric band placed for morbid obesity. The patient was asymptomatic, but had evidence of full thickness erosion of a small portion of the band. This video demonstrates the importance of complete inspection of the band in retroflex view, as this finding was not visualized on the initial retroflex assessment.

Video donated to the SAGES Video Atlas of Endoscopy by Eric M Pauli, MD

Keyword(s): AGB, asymptomatic, eroded gastric band, full thickness erosion, inspection, morbid obesity, retroflex view

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