Late gastrointestinal hemorrhage after gastric bypass.

  title={Late gastrointestinal hemorrhage after gastric bypass.},
  author={Scott C Braley and Ninh Tuan Nguyen and Bruce M. Wolfe},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  volume={12 3},
BACKGROUND Hemorrhage from the excluded gastric segment or duodenum after gastric bypass is an uncommon late complication and poses both diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties. We describe 4 cases of late gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage after gastric bypass. METHODS 4 patients who underwent previous Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) presented for management of severe GI hemorrhage. Their history, diagnostic work-up, management, and surgical pathology are reviewed. RESULTS In all 4 patients… CONTINUE READING

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