Systematic approach to internal hernia identification and reduction in a patient with a Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

Maria S Altieri, MD, MS, Aurora Pryor, MD, Pamela Kim, MD, Dana A Telem, MD. Stony Brook University Hospital

The need for exploration of a patient who has had a Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD-DS) may present a challenge to surgeons who are not familiar with the procedure. We present a systematic approach to identification and reduction of internal hernia in a patient with BPD-DS.

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