Small Bowel Obstruction after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Caused by an Intraluminal Blood Clot
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We report a rare case of acute early postoperative small bowel obstruction after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass due to an intraluminal blood clot at the site of the jejuno-jejunostomy. Patient was treated successfully with enterotomy and removal of the clot. A review of literature showed three similar publications.
KeywordsGastric bypass Obstruction Closed loop obstruction Jejunojejunostomy