Episode 457

Clinical Challenges in Bariatric Surgery: Marginal Ulcers following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

EP. 457 •

Jan 10

• 25 MIN

Clinical Challenges in Bariatric Surgery: Marginal Ulcers following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

OVERVIEW

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/
2.     Thoracoscopic Truncal Vagotomy versus Surgical Revision of the Gastrojejunal Anastomosis for Recalcitrant Marginal Ulcers: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30132208/

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