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, 11 (6), e5035

Spontaneous Gastrojejunal Fistulization After Roux-en-Y Bypass Surgery: A Case Report and Review of Literature

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Spontaneous Gastrojejunal Fistulization After Roux-en-Y Bypass Surgery: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Michell J Lopez Luciano et al. Cureus.

Abstract

Fistula development is an uncommon but well-recognized complication following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). The broad spectrum of clinical presentation represents a challenge at the time of diagnosis. We present the case of a patient who developed gastrojejunal fistulization after gastric bypass surgery.

Keywords: adverse outcomes following bariatric surgery; bariatric surgery; endoscopy; gastric fistula; gastrogastric fistula; leak; obesity; roux-en-y gastric bypass.

Conflict of interest statement

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

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Figure 1. Fistulous opening in the distal gastric pouch.

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