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How common are leaks and complications during gastric sleeve surgery?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics

In brief: About 1% leak rate

Leaks have steadily decreased with experience.
Now less than 1%. For our practice, we have learned to stay on liquids 2 weeks and puréed foods for two additional weeks. That lowers gut pressure until fully healed.

In brief: About 1% leak rate

Leaks have steadily decreased with experience.
Now less than 1%. For our practice, we have learned to stay on liquids 2 weeks and puréed foods for two additional weeks. That lowers gut pressure until fully healed.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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