Role of Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in the Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient

Publication Date: July 18, 2021
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Recommendation 1

1. There is insufficient evidence to recommend for or against routine preoperative EGD in asymptomatic pediatric patients undergoing VSG, this decision should be based on the surgeon’s discretion. (M)
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Recommendation 2

Pediatric patients undergoing RYGB as an initial procedure, could be considered for preoperative EGD based on ASMBS adult Position Statement due to the difficulty evaluating their gastrointestinal tract post operatively. (M)
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Overview

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Role of Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in the Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient

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