Suture Erosion At Gastro-jejunal Anastomosis


This video shows two types of permanent suture (monofilament and multifilament) that have eroded through a Gastro-jejunal anstomosis in a patient who has undergone a roux-en-y gastric bypass. Also present is dilation of the GJA to above 3 cm.

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

Keyword(s): dilation, GJA, monofilament, multifilament, permanent suture, RYGB, suture erosion

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