Obesity Surgery

, Volume 19, Issue 12, pp 1716–1718 | Cite as

Midgut Malrotation Encountered During Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

  • Raed TayyemEmail author
  • Tamim Siddiqui
  • Abdulmajid Ali
Case Report


Unexpected midgut malrotation (MM) was encountered during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for obesity. This procedure, being performed for the first time within our trust, was completed nonetheless without any postoperative complications. MM is a rare condition in adults, with a comprehensive literature review finding a paucity of reports of MM during bariatric procedures.


Midgut malrotation Embryology Classification Management Laparoscopy Roux-en-Y gastric bypass 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General Surgery DepartmentAyr HospitalAyrUK

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