Pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients with a history of Roux-en Y gastric bypass surgery.
Mehrdad Nikfarjam, Kevin F Staveley-O'Carroll, Eric T Kimchi, Jeffrey M Hardacre
JOP | Published : 2009
CONTEXT: Roux-en Y gastric bypass surgery is the most common operation for treatment of morbid obesity. The approach to pancreaticoduodenal resection in patients with a history of Roux-en Y gastric bypass is not well described. CASE REPORTS: Pancreaticoduodenal resection was performed in two patients with distal bile duct strictures, with a past history of Roux-en Y gastric bypass. In both cases the remnant stomach, distal bile duct, duodenum and pancreas were excised. The biliopancreatic limb was divided close to the ligament of Treitz and brought up into the supracolic compartment in a retromesenteric manner and pancreatic and biliary anastomoses performed. The previous enteroenterostomy a..View full abstract