Presentation and management of port disconnection after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding Academic Article uri icon


  • Aim Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is a common and effective minimally invasive procedure in the treatment of morbid obesity. Port and connection tube complications are rarely reported. The aim of this study was to find presenting signs and predictors of tube disconnection from the access port that allow prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

publication date

  • January 1, 2009