Report of Mesocaval Shunt in the Management of Variceal Hemorrhage Following Gastric Bypass Surgery.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Gastrointestinal bleeding following Roux-en- Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is rare. We report an unusual cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding following RYGB that was complicated by porto- splenic vein thrombosis. A 35- year- old woman was successfully treated by mesocaval surgical shunt for recurrent variceal hemorrhage in the excluded stomach following RYGB.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shrimal, A; Sudan, R; Chaubal, G; Zaaroura, A; Williams, K; Ravindra, K

Published Date

  • October 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1742 - 1745

PubMed ID

  • 28523485

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-4626

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11605-017-3450-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States