Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: A guide to postoperative anatomy and complications

David P. Katz, Stephen R. Lee, Arun C. Nachiappan, Marc H. Willis, Collin D. Bray, Carlos A. Farinas, Cliff J. Whigham, Felix Spiegel

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Abstract:: The purpose of this pictorial essay is to review the surgical technique, postoperative anatomy, and potential complications of the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. As the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy becomes an increasingly popular bariatric surgery, it is important for radiologists to familiarize themselves with the procedure and possible complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-371
Number of pages9
JournalAbdominal Imaging
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2011


  • LSG
  • Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Longitudinal gastrectomy
  • Partial gastrectomy
  • Postoperative findings
  • Vertical gastrectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology


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