Sleeve and Hiatoplasty
2 years ago
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has become the most common surgical procedure performed in bariatric surgery. Large hiatal hernias and Barrett's esophagus are the only contraindications recognized among experts. However, some studies have suggested that crural closure in addition to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) represents a valuable option for the synchronous management of morbid obesity and hiatal defects, providing good outcomes in terms of weight loss and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms control.