Interventional radiology for post-gastrectomy complications

Suyoung Park, Ji Hoon Shin, Kichang Han
2019 International Journal of Gastrointestinal Intervention  
A B S T R A C T Complications following gastrectomy can be life-threatening, but, they are commonly managed by interventional radiology. This review describes possible complications after gastrectomy by dividing them into vascular and non-vascular categories. Vascular complications are mostly arterial bleeding and varix bleeding. Non-vascular complications comprise abscess, fistula, benign anastomotic stricture, and malignant obstruction, e.g. afferent loop syndrome, by tumor recurrence.
more » ... ntional managements for treatment of post-gastrectomy complications are safe, effective, and less invasive compared with surgery.
doi:10.18528/ijgii180020 fatcat:vof2hqoagfghldoamgszbdkayy