Clin Surg | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Gastric Plication for Repeated Gastric Band Prolapse after Endoscopic Treatment: A Case Report

Kang SH* and Yoo JS

Department of Surgery, Seoul Surgical Hospital, South Korea

*Correspondance to: Kang SH 

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Abstract

Background: The Band prolapse complications of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) can be treated endoscopically. We present two patients with repeated prolapses after endoscopic treatment that required gastric plication treatments.Methods: From December 2007 to March 2016, 1469 consecutive patients (227 male, 1242 female) underwent LAGB; 56 patients had band prolapses and 16 patients were treated by endoscopy. Among the 16 patients, two cases that showed repeated prolapses could be repaired with gastric plication treatments.Results: The first case was of a 35-year-old woman underwent laparoscopic gastric plication due to repeated band prolapse. The second case was of a 43-year-old woman with a history of three episodes of band prolapse underwent gastric plication treatment. The clinical features are discussed.Conclusions: Gastric plication treatment of recurred band prolapse is an effective and feasible procedure.

Keywords:

Endoscopy; Band prolapse; Reduction; Gastric band; Gastric plication

Citation:

Kang SH, Yoo JS. Gastric Plication for Repeated Gastric Band Prolapse after Endoscopic Treatment: A Case Report. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1340.

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