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laproscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Jaber O Al Shammari, Nimer Al-Shadidi, Ahmad J Abdulsalam, Abdullah E Al-Daihani
INTRODUCTION: Gastric lipomas are rare benign mesenchymal tumors of the stomach. CASE REPORT: We report a 41 year old, morbid obese male, admitted for elective laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Thorough preoperative assessment revealed a gastric lipoma in the antrum of the stomach measuring 3×3cm. Due to the patient's preference, surgical resection of the lipoma was done along with the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy procedure. DISCUSSION: In our case, we report a rare case of submucosal gastric lipoma successfully removed during a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy...
2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
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