Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis after Gastric Bypass
Authors: Sonpal, Indu; Patterson, Linda; Schreiber, Helmut; Benmeir, Aviv
Source: Obesity Surgery, Volume 14, Number 3, March 2004 , pp. 419-421(3)
Abstract:A 43-year-old man presented 10 days after a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with abdominal pain radiating to the back. Investigation revealed a thrombus in the superior mesenteric vein. The patient was found to have a hypercoagulable state. He responded successfully to anticoagulant therapy.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2004-03-01