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“Gastric volvulus — a report on four cases”


Four patients with gastric volvulus are described. The varieties of the condition are discussed in relation to the type, extent, direction, aetiology and severity of the condition. Finally the methods of treatment are discussed.

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Stephens, M.M. “Gastric volvulus — a report on four cases”. Ir J Med Sci 151, 192–193 (1982).

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  • Barium Meal
  • Diaphragmatic Defect
  • Gastric Volvulus
  • Phrenic Nerve Palsy
  • Gastrocolic Omentum