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Obesity Surgery

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 136-137

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Carcinoma in the Gastric Pouch Years after Vertical Banded Gastroplasty

  • P K JainAffiliated with
  • , B RayAffiliated with
  • , C M S RoystonAffiliated with

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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.

MORBID OBESITY GASTRIC CANCER BARIATRIC SURGERY VERTICAL BANDED GASTROPLASTY HELICOBACTER PYLORI