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Delayed pneumopericardium after total gastrectomy

Journal of Cardiology & Current Research
Turki Al Garni, Sondos Samargandy, Abdulrahman Almoghairi

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This report presents a rare complication of gastric surgery. The patient presented to emergency department with shortness of breath two months after his discharge from surgical ward following total gastrectomy and esophago-jejunal anastomosis for gastro-esophageal junction adenocarcinoma.


CT, computed tomography, CXR, chest X Ray, ECHO, Echocardiography, SBP, systolic blood pressure, DBP, diastolic blood pressure