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Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Nov;193(5):1748-9.

Maternal death caused by midgut volvulus after bariatric surgery.

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL, USA. paul.loar@jax.ufl.edu

Abstract

A 31-year-old woman with a history of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery presented at 25 6/7 weeks' gestation with complaints of abdominal pain. Maternal death followed midgut volvulus, perforation, and septic shock.

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