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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 3-4

Roux limb volvulus and perforation as a rare complication of Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy


Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Pramod Kumar Mishra
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2468-7332.188049

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Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy (RYHJ) is a versatile surgical procedure for various hepatobiliary disorders with success rate as high as 90 %. Complications such as cholangitis, biliary calculi, pancreatitis, liver failure, reflux induced peptic ulcer disease have been described in the literature. We describe a rare complication of RYHJ which we recently encountered which to our knowledge has not been reported previously.


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