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International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images

ISSN: 2376-0249 Open Access

Anterior Slip of an Adjustable Gastric Band

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The location of the adjustable gastric band is indicated by the arrow. The orientation of the gastric band is now horizontal, and is no longer positioned at a left to right diagonal, supporting an anterior slip of the gastric band. Contrast that is outlining the left edge of the gastric band raised the question of a potential band erosion, but instead represents contrast in the fundus that is outlining the gastro-gastric plication that had been made with sutures. The absence of an eccentric dilation of the proximal gastric pouch does not exclude an anterior slip.

Corresponding author
Timothy Koch, Timothy Shope

Department of Medicine
Washington Hospital Center