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Obesity Surgery

, Volume 12, Issue 5, pp 693–694 | Cite as

Adenocarcinoma of the Pouch after Silastic Ring Vertical Gastroplasty

  • Christophe Zirak
  • Jean Lemaitre
  • Eric Lebrun
  • Stephane Journé
  • Patrick Carlier
Article

A 52-year-old woman was admitted because of epigastralgia, anorexia and recently increased vomiting, 2 years after silastic ring vertical gastroplasty. On gastroscopy, a tumor mass was visualized in the pouch near the "neo-pylorus". Biopsies confirmed adenocarcinoma. She underwent total gastrectomy, and has no evidence of recurrence at 1 year.The literature on gastric carcinoma after gastroplasty is reviewed.

MORBID OBESITY BARIATRIC SURGERY GASTROPLASTY GASTRIC CARCINOMA 

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  • Christophe Zirak
    • Jean Lemaitre
      • Eric Lebrun
        • Stephane Journé
          • Patrick Carlier

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