Total gastric replacement following gas bloat in a 21-month-old child

Abstract

A 21-month-old child with a previously repaired left congenital diaphragmatic hernia underwent a 360° `loose-wrap' Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux. Failure to replace the dislodged nasogastric tube on the 2nd night led to severe gas bloat and total gastric infarction. A 30-cm retrocolic, N-shaped, isoperistaltic jejunal pouch was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s003830050535

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@article{Sowande1999TotalGR, title={Total gastric replacement following gas bloat in a 21-month-old child}, author={Oludayo Adedapo Sowande and A Bianchi}, journal={Pediatric Surgery International}, year={1999}, volume={15}, pages={135-136} }