Gastric conduit obstruction due to gastroduodenal compression: a new complication post-Ivor-Lewis oesophagectomy.

@article{Perkins2018GastricCO,
  title={Gastric conduit obstruction due to gastroduodenal compression: a new complication post-Ivor-Lewis oesophagectomy.},
  author={Victoria A Perkins and Samuel McFerran and Ali Kordzadeh and E Ilias K Sdralis and Bruno Lorenzi and Alexandros Charalabopoulos},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Belgica},
  year={2018},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={
          59-63
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Oesophagectomy for oesophageal carcinoma carries a high risk of significant morbidity and mortality. Delayed gastric emptying is a relatively common complication following this procedure. A variety of medical, surgical and endoscopic strategies have been described to manage it. The vast majority of cases are related to post-operative pyloric dysfunction and are amenable to conventional management strategies. PATIENTS AND METHODS We present a new case of a patient with a duodenal… CONTINUE READING