PREVENTIONandTreatment of Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks
Where does it occur?
This is “Tiger Country” – remember that!
Managing ComplicationsFIRST Prevent Complications
Managing LeaksFirst Prevent Leaks!!
Examples of ComplacencySleeve Gastrectomy Leak
“Sleeve Gastrectomy & Risk of Leak: Systematic Analysis of 4,888 Patients”
“Risk of leak is low at 2.4%"
Surg Endosc. 2012 Jun;26(6):1509-15. Epub 2011 Dec 17. Aurora AR, Khaitan L, Saber AA. Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio