Large Staple Line Leak after Sleeve Gastrectomy


This video shows the view of a large staple line leak following a sleeve gastrectomy near the distal part of the staple line. There is a bridge of gastric mucosa spanning the broken down staple line, which has been walled off by omentem giving it the apeareance of a large ulcer.

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

Keyword(s): gastric mucosa, omentum, SG, staple line leak, ulcer

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