Chylous ascites after a Warren shunt

Brian T. Maywood, Leonard Goldstein, Ronald W. Busuttil

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A patient with intractable chylous ascites after a successful Warren shunt procedure is presented. The general incidence, etiology, pathophysiology, and treatment modalities of chylous ascites are discussed. Chylous ascites is a serious postoperative complication of the Warren shunt and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a patient with ascites subsequent to this procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)700-702
Number of pages3
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1978

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  • Surgery


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