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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 228-230

The use of over-the-scope clip in the treatment of persistent staple line leak after re-sleeve gastrectomy: Review of the literature


1 Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Viopolis 41110, Larissa, Greece
2 Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Larissa, Viopolis 41110, Larissa, Greece

Correspondence Address:
Dimitrios Zacharoulis
Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Viopolis 41110, Larissa
Greece
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DOI: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_245_16

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Staple line leak after sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is a severe complication associated with increased mortality rates and the potential need for reoperation. We report the successful management of a re-SG staple line leak with the use of an endoscopic over-the-scope clip.






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