Portomesenteric venous thrombosis: A rare but probably under-reported complication of laparoscopic surgery: A case series

@inproceedings{Goh2017PortomesentericVT,
  title={Portomesenteric venous thrombosis: A rare but probably under-reported complication of laparoscopic surgery: A case series},
  author={Yan Mei Goh and Ajay Tokala and Tarek Hany and Kishore G. Pursnani and Ravindra Sudhachandra Date},
  booktitle={Journal of minimal access surgery},
  year={2017}
}
Portomesenteric venous thrombosis (PMVT) is a rare but well-reported complication following laparoscopic surgery. We present three cases of PMVT following laparoscopic surgery. Our first case is a 71-year-old morbidly obese woman admitted for elective laparoscopic giant hiatus hernia (LGHH) repair. Post-operatively, she developed multi-organ dysfunction and computed tomography scan revealed portal venous gas and extensive small bowel infarct. The second patient is a 51-year-old man with known… CONTINUE READING