Heterotopic mesenteric ossification following gastric bypass surgery: case series and review of literature.
Heterotopic mesenteric ossification (HMO) is a rare entity with few cases reported in the world literature. We report two cases. Both patients underwent an open gastric bypass with Roux-en-Y reconstruction procedure for morbid obesity and subsequently presented with gastrointestinal fistulae associated with HMO.
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Yushuva, A., Nagda, P., Suzuki, K., Llaguna, O. H., Avgerinos, D., & Goodman, E. (2010). Heterotopic mesenteric ossification following gastric bypass surgery: case series and review of literature. Obesity surgery, 20(9), 1312–1315. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-009-0072-8
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Surgery