Endoscopic management of gastric band erosions: a 7-year series of 14 patients


Dogan U. B. , Akin M. S. , Yalaki S., Akova A., Yilmaz C.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.57, no.2, pp.106-111, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1503/cjs.001313
  • Title of Journal : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.106-111

Abstract

Background: Intragastric band migration is an unusual but major complication of gastric banding. We review our experience with endoscopic removal of eroded gastric bands.