Journal Article

Caecal volvulus as a rare complication of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

K Shipman, A Bohra and M Labib

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

Published on behalf of JSCR Publishing Ltd

Volume 2012, issue 10, pages 5-5
Published in print October 2012 |
Published online October 2012 | e-ISSN: 2042-8812 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jscr/2012.10.5

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Adjustable gastric band insertion is performed for the treatment of morbid obesity. There are multiple complications associated with this procedure but caecal volvulus is not commonly associated with this procedure. A case of caecal volvulus as a late complication post laparoscopic gastric band insertion is presented requiring surgical repair with uncomplicated post-operative recovery.

Journal Article.  590 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastro-intestinal and Colorectal Surgery

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