Duodenal Switch Procedure for Benign Duodenal Disorders

Theodoropoulos, John; Richardson, J. David
January 2004
American Surgeon;Jan2004, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p85
Academic Journal
The duodenal switch operation has been found to be a very useful operation for a variety of nonbariatric procedures. A small series of patients operated on for primary bowel reflux, duodenal diverticula, and benign duodenal obstruction have all faired well. This procedure offers a much more physiologic approach to certain duodenal problems than a gastric jejunojejunostomy.


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