TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF LAPAROSCOPIC SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

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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.

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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

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