Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Jan 5;78:110-115. Epub 2020 Dec 5.
Department of Thoracic Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA; Departments of Surgery, University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA; Departments of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA. Electronic address:
Unrecognized intrathoracic gastric volvulus can be a life-threatening condition, especially in elderly individuals undergoing major surgical procedures. We herein report the first case of a gastric volvulus after a robot-assisted left upper lobectomy for non-small-cell lung cancer in a patient with a known paraesophageal hernia. The operative procedure was performed by Dr Jacques Fontaine a senior thoracic surgeon at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa Florida a major academic institution. Read More