Gastrojejunal anastomosis leak - gastric bypass surgery

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Patient with severe abdominal pain several days after videolaparoscopic gastroplasty and roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Small collection of oral contrast material on the left of the excluded stomach.

Case Discussion

This patient underwent a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure, the most concerning complication of this procedure is a leak from the gastrojejunal anastomosis or the enteroenteric anastomosis, both of which may be life-threatening.

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Case information

rID: 14619
Published: 12th Aug 2011
Last edited: 20th May 2018
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