Is There Necessity for Oversewing the Staple Line During Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy? An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Conclusion: This study suggested that oversewing the staple line during LSG has a significant clinical value: it decreased the incidence of postoperative bleeding, postoperative leakage; moreover, it also significantly prolonged the operative time and but did not change hospital stay. More high-quality and large sample RCTs are expected to get more accurate results. PMID: 31805796 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Investigative Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Invest Surg Source Type: research

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Obesity is an increasing problem worldwide. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is gaining popularity. Although it has unique complications such as leakage, bleeding, and stenosis, it is a reliable procedure. A total of 1200 consecutive patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy and omentopexy between March 2013 and December 2018 were enrolled in this retrospective study. Body mass index, age, sex, and postoperative complications were recorded in all patients. Of 1200 patients, 864 (72%) were female and 336 (28%) were male. The median age was 38 years (13 to 69 y). Preoperative median body mass index was found as 40.87&t...
Source: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques - Category: Surgery Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Staple line bleeding is a potential postoperative complication encountered following sleeve gastrectomy. Fibrin sealant is designed to mimic the terminal coagulation cascade to provide stable clot formation and minimize postoperative blood loss. The following investigates the effect of aerosolized fibrin sealant on post-operative bleeding rates in patients undergoing non-revisional laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG).
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Obesity is an increasing problem worldwide. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is gaining popularity. Although it has unique complications such as leakage, bleeding and stenosis, it is a reliable procedure. A total of 1200 consecutive patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy and omentopexy between March 2013 and December 2018 were enrolled in this retrospective study. Body mass index, age, sex, and postoperative complications were recorded in all patients. Of 1200 patients, 864 (72%) were female and 336 (28%) were male.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
We present a 45 years old morbidly obese female patient with BMI 42 without comormobidities underwent LSG.
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Authors: Sakar A, Bilecik T, Mayir B, Oruç T Abstract Staple-line bleeding and leakage is a life-threatening complication in obese patients following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. The aim of this study was to examine the potential effects of Ankaferd blood stopper (ABS) and Fibrin Sealant (FS; Tisseel®) on sleeve gastrectomy staple-line healing in an experimental animal model. A total of 30 Wistar albino female rats were divided into three groups and were subjected to sleeve gastrectomy with linear stapling. Group A (control group) had nothing administered, Group B was administered FS on the staple-li...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
Bleeding following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is an important complication associated with significant morbidity and a drastic increase in healthcare resources. Multiple strategies have been developed to minimize bleeding including varying bougie size, staple line reinforcement, and intra-operative tranexamic acid. These techniques, however, have been implemented without a clear understanding of the pre-, intra-, and post-operative predictors of bleeding in patients undergoing sleeve gastrectomy.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Original articles Source Type: research
I read with interest the manuscript entitled "Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy as day-case ambulatory surgery", more so since I am the owner of such an ambulatory surgical centre in a major urban area in Canada.1 My main concern for patients is similar to when laparoscopic cholecystectomy went from less than 24 hours stay (the next day) to discharge the same day. What if bleeding occurs at home, how would the patient and family react, and would they survive a haemorrhagic shock episode? The possible liability that follows, and negative publicity, as it may make the main headlines in your local area.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of high body mass index (BMI) on surgical outcome of laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer (GC). METHODS: Systematic literature search was performed using PubMed and Embase databases. The relevant data were extracted, and surgical outcomes and postoperative complications were compared between BMI≥25 kg/m2 and BMI
Source: Asian Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Asian J Surg Source Type: research
ConclusionsSLR significantly reduces bleeding and reoperation rates following SG and has no deleterious impact on staple line leak rate. While further prospective studies factoring in the SLR method and staple characteristics are needed, this large database analysis supports the use of routine SLR during SG to reduce the risk of perioperative bleeding and reoperation.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsAlthough quality of all the studies was relatively moderate and the number of the included studies was limited, the barbed suture may have the potentiality to be an effective and reliable technique and extend the application in other bariatric surgeries. More evidence with randomized design, larger sample sizes, and longer follow-up need to compel validations of this state-of-the-art in the future.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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