Which imaging studies are performed in the preoperative evaluation for bariatric surgery?

Updated: May 28, 2019
  • Author: Alan A Saber, MD, MS, FACS, FASMBS; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Answer

Imaging studies to be considered in the setting of bariatric surgery include the following:

  • Chest radiography
  • Ultrasonography of the gallbladder

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