Roux limb volvulus after long-limb Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Nathan M. Novotny, Samer G. Mattar, Mark E. Falimirski

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Abstract

A case is reported of a patient after long-limb Rouxen-Y gastric bypass who presented with a volvulus of the Roux limb. This is the first report of this complication in the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1523-1524
Number of pages2
JournalObesity Surgery
Volume17
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

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Keywords

  • Morbid obesity
  • Obstruction
  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Volvulus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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Novotny, N. M., Mattar, S. G., & Falimirski, M. E. (2007). Roux limb volvulus after long-limb Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Obesity Surgery, 17(11), 1523-1524. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-008-9434-x