Reflux Esophagitis and Marginal Ulcer After Pancreaticoduodenectomy

  title={Reflux Esophagitis and Marginal Ulcer After Pancreaticoduodenectomy},
  author={Jin-Ming Wu and M H Tsai and R H Hu and Kin-Jen Chang and Po-huang Lee and Yu-Wen Tien},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
Reflux esophagitis is a common complication following a distal gastrectomy. Increasingly, Roux-en-Y reconstruction has been used to prevent reflux esophagitis; however, marginal ulcer is a concern in patients with a Roux-en-Y reconstruction after distal gastrectomy. The effect of Roux-en-Y reconstruction on the development of reflux esophagitis and marginal ulcer after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) has not been studied. We retrospectively studied both reflux esophagitis and marginal ulcer after… CONTINUE READING


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