METHODS: Technical systematization, patient preparation, positioning of the trocars, operative technique and postoperative care are presented in details. RESULTS: During 12 months were enrolled 120 patients undergoing GV according to the technique described herein. The results are published in another ABCD article (ABCD 2015;28(Supl.1):61-64) in this same volume and number. CONCLUSION: The surgical technique proposed here presented itself viable and facilitating the surgeon's work on difficult points of the vertical gastrectomy. BACKGROUND: The vertical gastrectomy indications for surgical treatment of morbid obesity have increased worldwide. Despite this increase, many aspects of surgical technique still remains in controversy. AIM: To contribute presenting surgical details in order to better realize the vertical gastrectomy technique in bariatric surgery.
Ramos, A. C., Bastos, E. L. de S., Ramos, M. G., Bertin, N. T. S., Galvão, T. D., de Lucena, R. T. F., & Campos, J. M. (2015). TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF LAPAROSCOPIC SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva : ABCD = Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery, 28, 65–68. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0102-6720201500S100018