Stomal ulcer after gastric bypass.

@article{Maclean1997StomalUA,
  title={Stomal ulcer after gastric bypass.},
  author={Lloyd D Maclean and Britta M Rhode and C. Nohr and Steven Katz and Alexander Peter McLean},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={1997},
  volume={185 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
BACKGROUND Stomal ulcer is a serious complication of gastrogastric fistula following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for obesity. STUDY DESIGN A 1-8 year continuous followup of 499 patients with gastric bypass in continuity (GB) and isolated gastric bypass (IGB) documented the incidence of fistula formation, development of stomal ulcer, stimulation of acid production within the gastric pouch, and response to treatment. RESULTS In 123 GB patients, staple line disruption occurred in 36 (29%) and… CONTINUE READING

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