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Case Studies of Postoperative Complications after Digestive Surgery

Cuesta, Miguel A., Bonjer, H. Jaap (Eds.)

2014, XVIII, 578 p. 393 illus., 175 illus. in color.

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  • ​Over 100 cases are presented to the reader for a better understanding of different complications and how to address them
  • This book provides practitioners worldwide with full colour images and clear insight in state of the art treatment
  • A comprehensive description of complications that aims to helps all surgeons involved in learning new practices of surgical treatment of digestive diseases (from oesophagus up to rectum)

Case Studies of Postoperative Complications after Digestive Surgery offers a systematic description of the most frequent complications occurring in the GI, HPB and Colorectal tracts of the digestive system. Every complication, from esophageal to the rectum, is described systematically by means of practical cases.


Case Studies of Postoperative Complications after Digestive Surgery aims to accompany Dr. Cuesta and Dr. Bonjer’s Treatment of Postoperative Complications after Digestive Surgery, where each case is clearly and comprehensively described, and indication for new practices of surgical treatment of the digestive diseases is provided. This book will engage with the general and the digestive surgeons, by helping them establish standards of excellence in the practice of digestive surgery, and will benefit practitioners worldwide in gaining state of the art treatment.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Case Studies - Digestive Surgery - Gastrointestinal - Postoperative Complications

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Surgery

Table of contents 

​1. Suspicion of an Anastomotic Problem after Esophageal Resection for Cancer.- 2. Cervical Leakage of an Oesophago-Gastric Conduit Anastomosis.- 3. Thoracic Duct Injury.- 4. Postoperative Hiatal Herniation after Esophageal Resection.- 5. Benign Stenosis of the Intrathoracic and Cervical Esophagogastric Anastomosis after Esophagectomy.- 6. Recurrent Nerve Lesion (Double) As a Consequence of Esophageal Resection for Cancer.- 7. Trachea-Gastric Conduit Fistula after Esophageal Resection.- 8. Herniation of the Stomach into the Thorax after Laparoscopic Repair of a Type 3 Para-Esophageal Hernia.- 9. Dysphagia after Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication.- 10. Iatrogenic Esophageal Perforation.- 11. Peritonitis after Unrecognized Perforation Following Heller Myotomy and Dor Fundoplication for Achalasia.- 12. Esophagojejunostomy Leakage Following Extended Total Gastrectomy.- 13.- Leakage of the Duodenal Stump Following Gastrectomy.- 14. Re-Bleeding after Repair of Bleeding Duodenal Ulcer.- 15. Stenosis of a Side-To-Side Gastrojejunostomy after a Laparoscopic Subtotal Gastrectomy.- 17. Leakage after Closure of a Perforated Duodenal Diverticulum.- 18. An Acute Complication of the Wilki Syndrome.- 19. Distal Duodenal Perforation after Double Balloon Endoscopy (DBE).- 20.Duodenal Leakage after Resection of an Insulinoma of the Head of the Pancreas.- 21. Postoperative Intraluminal Bleeding Following a Gastric Bypass.- 22. Complication of Sleeve Gastrectomy after Bariatric Surgery.- 23. Leakage of Gastric Bypass Performed Because Of Obesity.- 24. Complication of Adjustable Gastric Band Converted in a Gastric Bypass.- 25. Problems with Laparoscopic Adjustable gastric band: erosion and migration.- 26. Jaundice and Hepatic Failure after Major Hepatic Resection.- 27. Biliary Leakage and Abscess after Liver Resection.- 28. A Patient with Biliary Strictures in One Half of the Liver after Liver Transplantation.- 29. Patient with a Stenosis of the Cavocavostomy after Liver Transplantation.- 30. CBD Lesion during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.- 31. CBD Lesion during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.- 32. Hepatic Abscess after Double Lesion (CBD and Right Hepatic Artery) During Cholecystectomy.- 33. Unrecognized CBD Stones after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.- 34. Recurrence of Gallbladder Acute Pancreatitis: When to Perform a Cholecystectomy?.- 35. Complicated Retained Stones in the Common Bile Duct after Multiple Sphincterotomies by ERCP.- 36. Complications after ERCP and Sphincterotomy.- 37. Lost Stones in Abdomen after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.- 38. Late Stenosis of Bilio-Digestive Anastomosis with Cholangitis (After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy).- 39. Complication after Surgical Treatment Klatskin Tumor.- 40. Postoperative Intraluminal Bleeding after Whipple Resection.- 41. Leakage of the Pancreato-Jejunostomy after a Whipple Procedure.- 42. Bile Leakage (And Portal Vein Thrombosis) after Whipple Procedure.- 43. Bleeding in the Small Remnant of the Head of the Pancreas after Duodenum Preserving Resection for Middle Pancreatic Tumor.- 44. Impaction of Enteral (Bezoars) During Enteral Feeding After Whipple Procedure.- 45. Gastric Bleeding Caused by a Necrotizing Pancreatitis with Extensive Pseudocyst Formation.- 46. “Infection Is Not Found but Patient Is Becoming Worse”.- 47. Pseudocyst Pancreas, Endoscopically or Surgical Treatment?.- 48. Pancreatic Pseudocyst Far from the Stomach.- 49. Intra-Abdominal Bleeding with Shock as Consequence of Necrotizing Pancreatitis.- 50. Recurrence of Infection after Video-Assisted Retroperitoneal Debridement.- 51. Splenic and Portal Vein Thrombosis after Splenectomy.- 52. Rebleeding after Initial Coiling Of Spleen Trauma.- 53. Adrenal Insufficiency (Addison Syndrome), After Removal of an Adenocarcinoma of the Adrenal Gland.- 54. Leakage after Left Pancreatic Resection.- 55. Postoperative Shock during Laparoscopic Appendicectomy.- 56. Postoperative Abscess After Appendicectom.- 57. Carcinoid Discovered in the Appendix.- 58. Complications after Conservatively Treated Appendicular Phlegmon.- 59. Anastomotic Leakage Following Small Bowel Resection.- 60. Recurrence of Crohn’s Disease.- 61. Short Bowel Syndrome.- 62. Recurrence of Intestinal Obstruction Because of Adhesions.- 63. Inadvertent Small Bowel Lesion during Laparoscopic Operation.- 64. Small Bowel Ischemia during Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Because of Gastro- Esophageal Junction Cancer.- 65. Complications of Malrotation.- 66. Leakage after Right Hemicolectomy.- 67. Anastomotic Rotation after Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy for Colonic Cancer.- 68. Leakage after Elective Ileo-Cecal Resection for Crohn’s Disease.- 69. Leakage after Ileoanal Pouch Anastomosis, IAPA.- 70. Leakage after Sigmoid Resection.- 71. Leakage after LAR and Coloanal Anastomosis.- 72. Presacral Abscess and Sinuses after Lar.- 73. Stenosis after LAR.- 74. Problems after Coloanal Anastomosis (Stenosis Coloanal Anastomosis and Repeated Stools and Soiling).- 75. Ureter Lesion during Low Anterior Resection.- 76. Late Ileo-Anal Pouch Anastomosis Fisteling (Vaginal And Perineal).- 77. Ano-Rectal Adenocarcinoma in a Colorectal Crohn’s Disease.- 78. Recto-Vaginal Fistula after LAR.- 79. Recto-Vesical Fistula after LAR.- 80. Perianal Problems after APR.- 81. Recurrence after TME Because of Rectal Cancer.- 82. Complication after Laparoscopic Abdominal Lavage Because of Perforated Diverticuliti.- 83. Anastomotic Leakage After Taken Down Hartmann Procedure.- 84. Complication after Sacrocolpopexy.- 85. Ischemia-Necrosis of the Sigmoid After Repair of A Ruptured Juxta-Renal Aneurysm.- 86. Complications and Approach in Post-Radiation Enteritis.- 87. Complications Following Cytoreductive Surgery and Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC).- 88. Colorectal Anastomosis Bleeding.- 89. Laparoscopic Approach of Anastomotic Leakage after Laparoscopic Resection.- 90. Leakage Distal Anastomosis after Low Anterior Resection with Protective Ileostomy.- 91. Leakage Distal Anastomosis After Low Anterior Resection (Lar) Without Protective Ileostomy.- 92. Complications of Ileostomy.- 93. Necrosis of Colostomy. Retraction and Stenosis.- 94. Parastomal Hernia Complications.- 95. Severe Complication after Pph Procedure for Hemorrhoids.- 96. Complex Recurrent Anal Fistula.- 97. Faecal Incontinence after Delivery.- 98. Rectovaginal Fistula Following Delivery.- 99. Dehiscence/Evisceration of the Abdominal Wall after Laparotomy.- 100. Recurrence of Open Incisional Hernia after Large Hernia Repair Using (Low-Weight) Polypropylene Mesh.- 101. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome.- 102. Enterocutaneous Fistula Through Previous Laparotomy.- 103.Care and Closure of Open Abdomen Approach.

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