Comment on: Upper endoscopy after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: diagnostic yield and factors associated with relevant findings

In the current manuscript (1) the authors reported the results of diagnostic upper endoscopy for a cohort of 250 consequent patients who presented with complaints after Roux en Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Ninety-eight patients (39.2%) with a relevant finding at upper endoscopy were identified, mostly marginal ulcer and stomal stenosis. The postoperative endoscopic findings can help us better understand long term complications following bariatric surgery. The authors should be commended for identifying risks factors to an abnormal upper endoscopy (male sex, smoking, alcohol consumption, referral reason and prior imaging studies).
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research

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