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Anesth Analg. 1996 Jul;83(1):186-8.

Gastropleural fistula: an unusual cause of intractable postoperative nausea and vomiting.

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Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA.


Gastropleural fistula is an uncommon finding (1). Gastropleural fistulae have been reported after pulmonary resection (1), perforated paraesophageal hernia (2), perforated malignant gastric ulcer at the fundus, and gastric bypass operation for morbid obesity. We present a case of gastropleural fistula that resulted acutely from intractable postoperative nausea and vomiting after ambulatory knee arthroscopic surgery under general anesthesia.

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