Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2016 • VOLUME 22 • №2

Caecal volvulus after heart surgery with artificial circulation

Korostelev A.N., Kuznetsov A.M., Chzhao A.V.

Institute of Surgery named after A.V. Vishnevsky under the RF Public Health Ministry, Moscow, Russia

Presented herein is a description of a rare complication, i.e. caecal volvulus, after heart surgery. This case report illustrates difficulty of diagnosis of abdominal organs complications after artificial circulation and necessity of active surgical policy.

KEY WORDS: cardiac surgery, artificial circulation, gastrointestinal complications, caecal volvulus.

P. 164

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