Laparoscopic repair of a gastric volvulus occurring as a long-term complication of left pneumonectomy: Report of a case

Batirel H. F. , Uygur-Bayramicli O., Guler S., Yildizeli B. , Yuksel M.

SURGERY TODAY, cilt.37, sa.1, ss.43-45, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00595-006-3339-x
  • Dergi Adı: SURGERY TODAY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.43-45


Gastric volvulus is an extremely rare late complication of pneumonectomy. We report the case of a 61-year-old man who presented with a 1-year history of progressive intolerance of solids and weight loss 33 years after a left pneumonectomy. Preoperative examinations showed a mesenteroaxial gastric volvulus. We performed a laparoscopic Toupet fundoplication and anterior gastropexy, following which his symptoms disappeared.