TITLE

Chronic Gastric Volvulus: Report of a Case and Review of Literature

AUTHOR(S)
Patel, Nalin M.
PUB. DATE
March 1985
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1985, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A patient with chronic gastric volvulus is reported and the related literature reviewed. The clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment are discussed. Features of acute and chronic volvulus are compared.
ACCESSION #
16265273

 

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