Small Intestinal Obstruction Secondary to Obturation by a Garren Gastric Bubble

Thomas M. Boyle, Saul G. Agus, Joel J. Bauer

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Abstract

A case of small intestinal obstruction by obstruction of a Garren gastric bubble, not retrieved after gastroscopy, is presented. The literature is reviewed regarding both the use of and the complications inherent in such balloon devices. Some specific suggestions are made to provide for effective retrieval and radiological localization and monitoring of displaced balloons.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-53
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume82
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1987

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