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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

versión impresa ISSN 2077-3323

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RIOS FLORES, Irving Fabricio  y  QUINTEROS, Julio Cesar. Gastric Volvulus: A Case Report. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2014, vol.17, n.2, pp. 58-62. ISSN 2077-3323.

Gastric volvulus is the wrong rotation of the stomach on one axis within the abdominal cavity can quickly compromise the patient's life. The stomach is anatomically an intra-abdominal organ that is subject to a number of its sides by ligaments and structures that remain relatively fixed in position, allowing a range of enough movement to carry out its digestive work. However, it has a natural axis around which tends to pivot when the movement is strong and broad and raises the risk of torsion can occur in some of its non-fixed points. In other cases the pathological point of view also acquires a transverse axis that would turn second torsion shaft, a situation particularly common in pediatric patients. If it were the case, a volvulus can occur in previously mentioned that as any part of the digestive tract that undergoes compression of the fabric shall submit its vitality to the danger of ischemia and tissue suffering, giving as related: pain points, severe abdominal distension, nausea with or without vomiting giving as a result unspecific diagnostic of gastric volvulus, which is why its diagnosis is difficult and necessary for their prompt resolution risks; as is the case of the patient we describe below.

Palabras clave : Gastric Volvulus; Gastropexy; Torsion Abnormality.

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