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Published in: Obesity Surgery 6/2024

04-05-2024 | Sleeve Gastrectomy | Review

Sleeve Migration Following Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Systematic Review of Current Literature

Authors: Mohammad Aloulou, Alessandro Martinino, Tala Jouma Alhejazi, Sjaak Pouwels, Ahmed Ahmed, James Byrne, Chetan Parmar

Published in: Obesity Surgery | Issue 6/2024

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Abstract

Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is the most frequently performed bariatric procedure worldwide. The incidence and consequences of sleeve migration (SM) are not clearly understood. There is no clear consensus on appropriate measures to reduce the risk of SM. This study systematically reviewed the literature and identified 405 cases of SM from 21 studies. Age ranged from 18 to 68 years. Thirty-two percent and 11% of patients were females and males respectively, while sex was not reported in 57%. Time to diagnosis ranged from 1 day to 5 years postoperatively. A total of 9.6% and 58.8% of patients had or had no previous hiatal hernia respectively. SM incidence, risk factors, proposed mechanisms, clinical presentation, diagnosis, management, and potential preventive strategies are described in this review.

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Metadata
Title
Sleeve Migration Following Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Systematic Review of Current Literature
Authors
Mohammad Aloulou
Alessandro Martinino
Tala Jouma Alhejazi
Sjaak Pouwels
Ahmed Ahmed
James Byrne
Chetan Parmar
Publication date
04-05-2024
Publisher
Springer US
Published in
Obesity Surgery / Issue 6/2024
Print ISSN: 0960-8923
Electronic ISSN: 1708-0428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-024-07259-5

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