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Bariatric Operations

  • Robert E. Brolin


• Gastrointestinal (GI) leaks after bariatric operations can kill. • Aggressive treatment of wound infection after open bariatric operations rarely includes opening the entire incision. • Atelectasis after bariatric operations is a surprisingly uncommon cause of delayed discharge and is almost never the cause of florid sepsis.


Bariatric Operation Gastric Bypass Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Biliopancreatic Diversion Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome 
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