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Pediatr Radiol. 2005 Mar;35(3):327-9. Epub 2004 Sep 21.

Gastric volvulus as a complication of liver transplant.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA. arie.franco@chp.edu

Abstract

We report a patient who developed mesenteroaxial gastric volvulus after a liver transplantation. We hypothesize that this complication may have been related to the ligation of the hepatogastric ligament done to mobilize the liver during hepatectomy.

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15448947
DOI:
10.1007/s00247-004-1309-2
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