Anterograde jejunojejunal intussusception resulted in acute efferent loop syndrome after subtotal gastrectomy

Jung-Myun Kwak, Jin Kim, Sung Ock Suh

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Abstract

Postoperative intussusception is an unusual clinical entity in adults, and is rarely encountered as a complication following gastric surgery. The most common type after gastric surgery is retrograde jejunogastric intussusception, and jejunojejunal intussusception has been rarely reported. We report a case of anterograde jejunojejunal intussusception after radical subtotal gastrectomy with Billroth II anastomosis in a 38-year-old Korean woman with early gastric cancer, and include a review of the literature on this unusual complication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3472-3474
Number of pages3
JournalWorld Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume16
Issue number27
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jan 1

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Keywords

  • Gastrectomy
  • Intussusception
  • Postoperative complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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