A Novel Endoscopic Technique to Diagnose Gastric Cancer in Excluded Stomach after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Div Gastroenterol & Hepatol, Coll Med, Banner Univ Med Ctr
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PublisherAMER COLL GASTROENTEROLOGY
CitationA Novel Endoscopic Technique to Diagnose Gastric Cancer in Excluded Stomach after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 2017, 4 ACG Case Reports Journal
JournalACG Case Reports Journal
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AbstractAccess to the bypassed portion of the stomach after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass remains a challenge. We present a case of 64-year-old woman who presented with gastric outlet obstruction. We used a novel endoscopic technique to access the bypassed stomach by creating a jejunogastrostomy using a specialized stent, which allowed the insertion of a pediatric gastroscope to examine the bypassed portion of the stomach. Stomach biopsies revealed poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma with signet cell features.
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