• Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author
  • Jameson L. Chassin


Gastrojejunostomy is performed for duodenal or gastric outlet obstruction when other procedures such as resection or endoscopic stenting are not possible.

Further Reading

  1. Costamagna G, Tringali A, Spicak J, Mutignani M, Shaw J, Roy A, et al. Treatment of malignant gastroduodenal obstruction with a nitinol self-expanding metal stent: an international prospective multicentre registry. Dig Liver Dis. 2012;44:37–43.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Dada SA, Fuhrman GM. Miscellaneous disorders and their management in gastric surgery: volvulus, carcinoid, lymphoma, gastric varices, and gastric outlet obstruction. Surg Clin North Am. 2011;91:1123.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Salky B. Laparoscopic gastric drainage procedures. Semin Laparosc Surg. 1999;6:224.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Soetikno RM, Carr-Locke DL. Expandable metal stents for gastric-outlet, duodenal, and small intestinal obstruction. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 1999;9:447.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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