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Adenocarcinoma of the Gastric Pouch 26 Years After Loop Gastric Bypass

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Adenocarcinoma of the Gastric Pouch 26 Years After Loop Gastric Bypass

Richard Babor et al. Obes Surg.

Abstract

A 61-year-old woman presented 29 years after loop gastric bypass with a cancer of the gastric pouch. The cancer was removed by en bloc resection of the pouch, residual stomach and involved transverse colon with Roux-en-Y esophago-jejunal reconstruction. Very few cases of gastric cancer have been reported following gastric bypass for obesity. This case represents the first reported gastric cancer arising in the gastric pouch following loop gastric bypass.

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