Published: 2022-07-27

Late gastric twist after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Elsa Paulina Alonso Lopez, Cesar Manuel Vargas Sahagun, Cesar Antonio Martinez Ortiz


Gastric sleeve twist is a rare complication, with an incidence of 1.2%. Its symptomatology is not very specific, making its diagnosis difficult to establish. Its timely treatment by endoscopy and/or surgery has shown excellent short- and long-term results. We present an infrequent and rare case of late gastric torsion 10 years after a laparoscopic gastric sleeve, which was resolved with surgical treatment with conversion to Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass with excellent results.


Gastric sleeve twist, Gastric volvulus, Gastric bypass, Obesity

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