Intestinal obstruction after laparoscopic gastric bypass

Alexander Perez, Eric J. De Maria

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Intestinal obstruction is a rare complication of laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, which if not identified and managed promptly, may result in gangrenous bowel, sepsis, and subsequent death.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe SAGES Manual
Subtitle of host publicationA Practical Guide to Bariatric Surgery
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780387691701
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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