Necrosis of the Nissen-Sleeve Gastrectomy (N-SG) Wrap

ConclusionWrap necrosis is a life-threatening complication after N-SG. This case is shared to raise awareness of this complication. This was successfully managed by prompt laparoscopy and wrap resection. Ideally such complications should be referred to experts or centers with high volume of bariatric surgery.
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