Episode 492

Journal Review in Bariatric Surgery: Worsening or De Novo GERD following Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

EP. 492 •

May 19

• 17 MIN

Journal Review in Bariatric Surgery: Worsening or De Novo GERD following Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

OVERVIEW

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Subjective and objective GERD are common amongst bariatric surgery patients. Is weight loss alone enough to improve GERD symptoms? Is the vertical sleeve gastrectomy really associated with worsening GERD? What technical factors of the vertical sleeve gastrectomy lead to improved or worsening GERD? Listen to find out!

Journal articles:

The Impact of Sleeve Gastrectomy on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Patients with Morbid Obesity https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35048247/

Effect of Concomitant Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Hiatal Hernia Repair on Gastroesophageal Reflux in Patients with Obesity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34254259/

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