TITLE

Retrograde Intussusception of the Efferent Limb after a Pancreaticojejunostomy

AUTHOR(S)
Whipple, Oliver C.; Stringer, E.F.; Senkowski, Christopher K.; Hartley, Michael
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
American Surgeon;
SOURCE TYPE
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Retrograde intussusception is exceedingly rare and has not been reported after a pancreaticojejunostomy. Recurrent retrograde intussusception has been reported only once before. In adults retrograde intussusception has been associated with gastric resection, gastrojejunostomy, Rouxen-Y gastric bypass, and gastrostomy tube placement. We report a case of retrograde intussusception of the efferent limb into the anastomosis of a revised Roux-en-Y bypass of the pancreas. Two long side-to-side anastomoses with plication were performed to prevent a third episode of intussusception involving this patient's Roux-en-Y.
ACCESSION #
10544826

 

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