Table 3

Complications of bariatric surgical procedures

Laparoscopic adjustable silicone gastric bandingBand slippage (1.6%)
band erosion (0.1%–7.7%)
Roux-en-Y gastric bypassGastrointestinal bleed/ anaemia (1%–4%)
Ulceration (1%–16%)
Anastomotic leak (0.1%–5.6%)±fistula
Strictures (3%–28%)
Sleeve gastrectomyGastrointestinal bleed/anaemia (2%)
Anastomotic leak (2.4%)±fistula
Strictures (0.2%–4%)
Biliary and pancreatic diversion and duodenal switchUlceration (2.3%)