DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20205378

Acute paraoesophageal hiatal hernia following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Omar M. Alobaid, Abdullah S. Alzahrani, Bander I. Ali

Abstract


Anti-obesity surgery is the most effective therapy available for significant weight loss in patients with morbid obesity. Obesity in consider a major independent risk factor for Hiatal hernia (HH) and it is present in about 37%-50% of morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery.1,2,3 It might be overlooked or under looked especially if the patient was asymptomatic and no pre-operative endoscopy or radiological workup. Denovo closure of the hiatal defect in case of an intraoperative finding of HH strongly recommended preventing such acute postoperative complications. Herein we report a rare and acute post laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with gastric herniation were uneventfully diagnosed and interfered early to prevent a catastrophic outcome.  


Keywords


Laparoscopy, Obesity, Bariatric surgery, Sleeve gastrectomy, Para esophageal hiatal hernia, Acute herniation

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