The Effects of Bougie Diameters on Tissue Oxygen Levels After Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Randomized Experimental Trial

KONCA C., Yilmaz A. A., Celik S. U., Kayilioglu S. I., Pasaoglu O. T., Ceylan H. A., ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.35, no.3, pp.245-249, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2017.0484
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.245-249
  • Keywords: Animal study, bariatric surgeries, bougie diameter, gastric leak, randomization, wound healing, Y GASTRIC BYPASS, MORBID-OBESITY, ANASTOMOTIC LEAK, FIBRIN SEALANT, MANAGEMENT, SURGERY, RISK, SIZE
  • Ankara University Affiliated: Yes


Background:Staple-line leak is the most frightening complication of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and several predisposing factors such as using improper staple sizes regardless of gastric wall thickness, narrower bougie diameter and ischemia of the staple line are asserted.