Hong Kong Med J 2001;7:439-41 | Number 4, December 2001
Diagnosis and current management of gastrojejunocolic fistula
DPC Chung, RSK Li, HT Leong
Department of Surgery, Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, 11 Chuen On Road, Tai Po, Hong Kong
Gastrojejunocolic fistula is a late complication of gastroenterostomy and is associated with inadequate gastric resection and incomplete vagotomy. In the past, attempted primary repair had high mortality and staged operations were normally performed. We present two cases of gastrojejunocolic fistula and discuss the modern management of this condition. In both cases, improved nutritional support allowed successful one-stage surgical repair to be performed.
Key words: Gastrectomy; Gastric fistula; Gastroscopy; Intestinal fistula
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