An approach to the assessment and management of the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band patient in the emergency department

Larissa Freeman, Wendy Brown, Anna Korin, Charles Pilgrim, Andrew Ian Smith, Peter Nottle

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As the number of obese people in Australia continues to increase, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) surgery will become increasingly common. It is important for practitioners involved in the care of such patients to be able to accurately diagnose, and initially manage, pathology relating to the LAGB.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)186 - 194
Number of pages9
JournalEmergency Medicine Australasia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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