Effect of staple height on gastrojejunostomy during laparoscopic gastric bypass: A multicenter prospective randomized trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopy
  • Obesity, Morbid
  • Surgical Stapling

abstract

  • In the present prospective, randomized trial, using a circular stapler with a shorter staple height (3.5 mm) during construction of the gastrojejunostomy, significantly reduced the rate of postoperative anastomotic stricture, with a trend toward a lower rate of GI bleeding from the gastrojejunostomy.

publication date

  • September 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.soard.2010.03.294

PubMed ID

  • 20870179

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 477

end page

  • 82

volume

  • 6

number

  • 5