Intussusception after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity: case report and literature review of rare complication.

@article{Edwards2006IntussusceptionAR,
  title={Intussusception after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity: case report and literature review of rare complication.},
  author={Michael A. Edwards and Ronit Grinbaum and James Ellsmere and Daniel O. B. Jones and Benjamin E. Schneider},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={
          483-9
        }
}
Obstruction of the small intestine is a recognized complication after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity. Reported causes after bariatric surgery include volvulus, adhesion, internal hernia, hemorrhagic bezoar, incarcerated ventral hernia, and intussusception. Intussusception after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity is rare. The etiology remains largely obscure. A delay in the diagnosis and management may result in catastrophic outcomes. Management should include the… CONTINUE READING

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