Prolonged idiopathic gastric dilatation following revascularization for chronic mesenteric ischemia

Julia L. Gauci, Samantha Stoven, Lawrence Szarka, Kostantinos A. Papadakis

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A 71-year-old female presented with nausea, emesis, early satiety, and abdominal distension following revascularization for chronic mesenteric ischemia. Computed tomography angiogram showed gastric dilatation. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, small bowel follow through, and paraneoplastic panel were negative. Gastric emptying was delayed. Despite conservative management, she required a percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy. The development of a prolonged gastroparetic state has not been previously described.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-275
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Gastroenterology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2014



  • Acute gastric dilatation
  • Chronic mesenteric ischemia
  • Revascularization
  • Prolonged gastroparetic state

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