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Cup-and-spill gastric deformity following Hassab's procedure for oesophageal varices: case report.

Authors
  • Ajao, O G
  • Ajayi, O O
  • Soyannwo, O A
  • Ladipo, J K
  • Nkom, E S
  • Fatade, A O
Type
Published Article
Journal
East African Medical Journal
Publisher
African Journals Online
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1995
Volume
72
Issue
7
Pages
468–470
Identifiers
PMID: 7498033
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Hassab's operation for selected case of oesophageal varices is believed by many workers to be a very satisfactory procedure. Various complications following this procedure have been reported, but none has reported a case of Cup-and-Spill gastric deformity following this operation. We present such a complication following this procedure on a senior medical colleague with oesophageal varices resulting from a subclinical or previously undiagnosed hepatitis resulting in liver fibrosis. He responded fairly well to conservative treatment and small feed at frequent interval.

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