Patients Should Be Aware Of Risks And Complications Of The Gastric Sleeve Gastrectomy
Possible Acute Complications of Gastric Sleeve Gastrectomy
Bleeding – Postoperative bleeding happening or done after a surgical operation can require blood transfusion (the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery) and occasionally re operation. Bleeding can occur in roughly 1 in 200 patients.
Leaks at the staple line- This is the most fearing complication of Gastric sleeve gastrectomy. It happens in roughly 1 in 100 patients. This can at times required a repeatedly surgery, Sometimes in the first few days after surgery. If these leaks persist they can turn into either communications with the skin or wound (fistula) or persistent infections within the abdominal cavity (abscesses).