Obesity Surgery

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 136–137

Carcinoma in the Gastric Pouch Years after Vertical Banded Gastroplasty

Authors

  • P K Jain
  • B Ray
  • C M S Royston
Article

DOI: 10.1381/096089203321136746

Cite this article as:
Jain, P.K., Ray, B. & Royston, C.M.S. OBES SURG (2003) 13: 136. doi:10.1381/096089203321136746

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.

MORBID OBESITYGASTRIC CANCERBARIATRIC SURGERYVERTICAL BANDED GASTROPLASTYHELICOBACTER PYLORI
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