Conservative management of chronic gastric volvulus: 44 cases over 5 years.

  title={Conservative management of chronic gastric volvulus: 44 cases over 5 years.},
  author={Yao-Chun Hsu and C K Perng and Chun-Ku Chen and Jai-Jen Tsai and Hwai-Jeng Lin},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={16 33},
AIM To investigate clinical outcomes of patients with chronic gastric volvulus (GV) who were managed conservatively over a 5-year period. METHODS A total of 44 consecutive patients with chronic GV, as diagnosed by barium study between October 2002 and July 2008 were investigated. All of these patients received conservative management initially without anatomical correction. Their clinical manifestations, diagnostic work-ups, and clinical outcomes were analyzed. We sought to identify… CONTINUE READING


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