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. , PAŞAOĞLU Ö. T. , Ceylan H. A. , ...More

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2017.0484
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.245-249


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.