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Table 3 Most Common Post-operative Complications as per Bariatric Surgical Intervention

From: Outcome of gastroplasty and gastric bypass in a single centre in the UK

Bariatric Surgical Intervention Complication % of patients affected
Vertical Band Gastroplasty Stenosis 28%
  Bowel obstruction 9%
  Hernia 9%
(but no obstruction)
  Staple disruption 2%
Gastric bypass Vitamin B12 deficiency 20%
  Hernias 20%