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The enemy of good is better, colonic obstruction post gastric bypass: an international video case series

Published:February 08, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2021.01.038

      Highlights

      • Colonic obstruction rarely occurs after a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB).
      • The tense Roux limb mesentery and tight closure of Petersen’s space might compress and obstruct the transverse colon after RYGB.
      • This extrinsic colonic obstruction might present days or weeks or even years after gastric bypass.
      • The surgeons must be aware of this unique type of colonic obstruction after RYGB because it might lead to massive colonic distension and subsequent perforation.

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