Marginal ulcers are a common cause of abdominal pain following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Ever wonder how bariatric surgeons triage abdominal pain in post-bariatric surgery patients? A simplified approach to the work-up of these patients as well as the long-term management of marginal ulcers is included in this episode from your bariatric surgery team at UNMC!
Journal Articles discussed:
1. Opened Proton Pump Inhibitor Capsules Reduce Time to Healing Compared with Intact Capsules for Marginal Ulceration following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27773764/