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  • 2010-09-15

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

Epublication WebSurg.com, Sep 2010;10(09). URL:
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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.