Distal migration of a transanastomotic pancreatic stent resulting in bowel perforation 19 years after pancreatoduodenectomy: report of a case

@article{Ortega2014DistalMO,
  title={Distal migration of a transanastomotic pancreatic stent resulting in bowel perforation 19 years after pancreatoduodenectomy: report of a case},
  author={Patricia Mart{\'i}nez Ortega and Gabriel Zozaya-Larequi and J Arredondo and Pablo Mart{\'i}-Cruchaga and Manuel Bellver and Carlos S{\'a}nchez-Justicia and Fernando Rotellar and Fernando Pardo},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2014},
  volume={45},
  pages={374-377}
}
A 75-year-old woman who had undergone pancreatoduodenectomy 19 years earlier was referred to us for investigation of progressive abdominal pain without conclusive preliminary complementary tests. Computed tomography enabled us to identify that the transanastomotic pancreatic stent had migrated distally, resulting in bowel perforation. She underwent surgery… CONTINUE READING