Video case report| Volume 16, ISSUE 5, P704, May 2020

Laparoscopic revision of a transected silastic vertical gastric bypass (Fobi pouch) with totally hand sewn gastrojejunostomy for complicated marginal ulcer

Published:January 21, 2020DOI:
      Transected silastic vertical gastric bypass (Fobi pouch bypass) is a modified open gastric bypass, introduced by Dr. Mathias Fobi in 1990s. Although long-term weight maintenance is excellent, it was not widely adopted by bariatric surgeons in the minimally invasive era. This video illustrates a laparoscopic approach to a particularly complicated marginal ulcer that was eroding into the liver and pancreas.


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