Staple Line Leak During Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Case description

Surgical video case: a staple line leak is an internal leak or opening that can occur along any of the staple lines of a Roux En Y Gastric Bypass or a Sleeve Gastrectomy. The risk of developing a leak in a Roux En Y Gastric Bypass is approximately 1%. The risk of developing a leak in a Sleeve Gastrectomy is approximately 0.5%. Intra-operative checking staple line integrity by methylen blue is recommended and in any cases of suspicious failour of stapling is mandatory.

tags: staple line leak sleeve gastrectomy surgery sleeve gastrectomy case Roux en Y gastric bypass staple line integrity


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