NEW ORLEANS - Think chronic gastric volvulus when a patient with a history of hiatal hernia presents with nonspecific symptoms such as difficulty in swallowing food and uncomfortable fullness after eating.
Gastric volvulus - a torsional twisting of the stomach - is an underrecognized complication of hiatal hernia.
Our patient mandated an open approach with the aim to reduce strangulation of gastric volvulus
and resection of necrotic organ.
Gastric volvulus in children: The twists and turns of an unusual entity.
1) CT findings of a stomach that has an unusually high position, an abnormal axis, or an abnormal GO junction and pylorus relationship, should raise suspicion of gastric volvulus (Figs 1 and 5).
The differential cardiac air fluid level: A sign of intrathoracic gastric volvulus
First described by Berti (1) in 1866, a gastric volvulus
is a rare condition that is caused by a rotation of the stomach >180[degrees] along a transverse or longitudinal axis.
Acute gastric volvulus
is an uncommon but easily recognised surgical emergency with highly specific clinical symptoms.
Chronic intermittent gastric volvulus
within the foramen of Morgagni.
Regarding gastric volvulus
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