publication . Article . 2021

Recurrent small bowel obstruction in a 30-year-old patient with Ladd’s syndrome

E. G. Grigoryev; V. M. Dehnich; E. O. Inozemtsev;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 03 Jan 2021 Journal: Вестник хирургии имени И.И. Грекова, volume 179, issue 5, pages 87-90 (issn: 0042-4625, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University
We report the case of treatment of a 30-year-old woman with an impaired passage in the duodenojejunal segment of the gastrointestinal tract due to Ladd’s syndrome. Occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery was developed as a result of incomplete rotation of midgut in dysembryogenesis. Mesenteric blood circulation was compensated by collaterals formed in the antenatal period. Ladd’s operation was performed to treat acute intestinal failure, the duodenojejunal passage was restored. The patient was discharged on the 11th postoperative day in a good condition with the main diagnosis «Ladd’s syndrome». In the presented case report, the impaired passage in the gastr...
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free text keywords: ladd’s syndrome in adults, high small bowel obstruction, ladd’s operation, intestinal malrotation, impaired intestinal passage, duodenojejunal junction, intestinal malformations, Surgery, RD1-811, General Medicine, Ladd's syndrome, General surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, business.industry, business, Bowel obstruction, medicine.disease
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