gastropericardial fistula

gastropericardial fistula

a fistula connecting the stomach with the pericardium, usually a complication after gastroesophageal surgery.
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We report a case of gastropericardial fistula 16 years after a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication associated with multiple postoperative complications.
The patient then underwent a left posterior lateral thoracotomy with lysis of an extensive amount of adhesions, EGD, resection of the gastropericardial fistula, repair of the diaphragm with mesh, wedge resection of left lower lung lobe (an atelectatic nonfunctioning lobe), and repair of the gastric ulcer.
Gastropericardial fistula after laparoscopic surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Gastropericardial fistula, purulent pericarditis, and cardiac tamponade after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.
Gastropericardial fistula and Candida kruzei pericarditis following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (gastropericardial fistula).
Sudish Murthy of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and his associates reported the case of a gastropericardial fistula in a 70-year-old man who became symptomatic 2 years after he had laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease.