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Stomal ulcer

Stomal ulcer: Introduction

Stomal ulcer: Stomal ulcer is a serious complication of gastrogastric fistula following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for obesity.. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Stomal ulcer is available below.

Symptoms of Stomal ulcer

Treatments for Stomal ulcer

  • Interposition of a well vascularized organ, the jejunum between the pouch and main stomach, is an attractive solution for patients who require remedial operations on the stomach and possibly for primary operations as well
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Stomal ulcer?

Causes of Stomal ulcer

  • Stomal ulcer after gastric bypass is the result of acid production in the bypassed stomach in the presence of a gastrogastric fistula
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Stomal ulcer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Stomal ulcer

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Stomal ulcer: Rare Types

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Stomal ulcer: Animations

Prognosis for Stomal ulcer

Prognosis for Stomal ulcer: Significantly larger amounts of acid, a lower pH, and a greater time with a pH less than 2 were found in the gastric pouches of patients who developed stomal ulcer after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. All patients had a perforated staple line. Successful closure of the staple line significantly decreased acid production and pH in the gastric pouch when tested before and after remedial operation with healing of stomal ulcers.

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