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Surgeon settles allegation of gastric bypass leak (access required)

A young woman underwent open gastric bypass surgery after years of diet and exercise with no success. Although surgery proceeded uneventfully, within 24 hours of the surgery, she began exhibiting symptoms consistent with a leak. She underwent a gastrografin barium swallow, which disclosed radiology findings consistent with an uncontained leak. After reviewing the radiology findings, ...