Management of acute upside-down stomach

@inproceedings{Schiergens2013ManagementOA,
  title={Management of acute upside-down stomach},
  author={Tobias Simon Schiergens and Michael N. Thomas and Thomas P. H{\"u}ttl and Wolfgang E. Thasler},
  booktitle={BMC Surgery},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundUpside-down stomach (UDS) is characterized by herniation of the entire stomach or most gastric portions into the posterior mediastinum. Symptoms may vary heavily as they are related to reflux and mechanically impaired gastric emptying. UDS is associated with a risk of incarceration and volvulus development which both might be complicated by acute gastric outlet obstruction, advanced ischemia, gastric bleeding and perforation.Case presentationA 32-year-old male presented with acute… CONTINUE READING

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