Table 1: Summary of studies showing increased GERD after sleeve gastrectomy.

StudyPatients ( )Evaluation of GERDPreoperative GERD (%)Postoperative GERD (%)Follow-up (months)Size of Bougie (Fr)

Arias et al. [37]130Symptom reporting02.1 ( )2440
Braghetto et al. [38]167Symptom reporting,
manometry,
24-hour pH monitoring, and
endoscopy
027.5 ( )Not reportedNot reported
Carter et al. [39]176Patient survey and
symptom reporting
34.649% within 30 days
47.2% persisting more than 1 month
2434
Himpens et al. [40]40Medication usage20 ( )21.8% at 1 year ( /32),
3.1% at 3 years ( /32),
23% at 6 years
12, 36, and 7234
Howard et al. [41]28Symptom reporting,
medication usage, and
UGI swallow
25 ( )39 ( )8–92 weeks38
Lakdawala et al. [42]50Symptom reporting, and
medication usage
591236
Nocca et al. [43]163Symptom reporting6.1 ( )11.82436
Tai et al. [44]67Symptom reporting12.1 ( )47 ( , 5 persistent)1236