Carcinoma in the Gastric Pouch Years after Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
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- Jain, P.K., Ray, B. & Royston, C.M.S. OBES SURG (2003) 13: 136. doi:10.1381/096089203321136746
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A 67-year-old lady presented with anemia and weight loss 15 years after vertical banded gastroplasty. The cancer was confined to the pouch, which is suggestive of a relationship to the anti-obesity surgery. A brief review with possible contributing factors is presented.