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Emergency Roux-en-Y jejunostomy for caustic lesion of the esophagus

F Costantino, MD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Sep 2010;10(09). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2836

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This video shows a Roux-en-Y alimentary jejunostomy in a 48-year-old patient who had had symptoms of maniac and depressive psychosis and who had tried to commit suicide by drinking a cleaning product. This caused an ischemia without necrosis all along the esophagus, without reaching the stomach.