CC BY 4.0 · Surg J (N Y) 2020; 06(01): e24-e27
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1701224
Case Report
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A Rare Case of Gastric Volvulus Post Laparoscopic Gastric Greater Curvature Plication

Antoine Kachi
1  Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
2  Department of General Surgery, Lebanese Hospital Geitaoui University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
,
Khalil Chidiac
3  Department of Gastroenterology, Lebanese Hospital Geitaoui University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
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4  Senior Resident, Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
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Publication History

29 October 2019

15 November 2019

Publication Date:
11 February 2020 (online)

  

Abstract

Gastric volvulus is a rare entity. Its diagnosis remains tricky and challenging. In recent years, the incidence of gastric volvulus has shown a rise in postbariatric surgery patient. Several cases were reported of gastric remnant volvulus post-laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic gastric bypass. Laparoscopic gastric greater curvature plication is a new and experimental restrictive technique for weight loss. Several of its complications were reported in the literature but never was a case of volvulus postgastric plication reported, as far as we know. We present this rare case with an atypical presentation and go through similar cases in the literature.