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Int Surg J. 2015; 2(2): 292-294

Laparoscopic repair of gastric volvulus with diaphragmatic hernia: a case report

Bhupesh Tirpude, Hemant Bhanarkar, Shilpa Choudhari, Anand Gajbhiye, Ambrish Somkuwar.

Gastric volvulus is a rare but potentially life-threatening cause of upper gastrointestinal obstruction. Emergency surgeon must maintain a high index of suspicion in patients who present with signs and symptoms suggesting foregut occlusion. We report an illustrative case and review the pathogenesis, classification, diagnosis and laparoscopic treatment of this rare entity.

Key words: Gastric volvulus, Diaphragmatic hernia, Laparoscopy, Mesentricoaxial

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