A stricture formation resulting in impedance of gastric emptying is a fairly common complication after gastric surgery with endoscopy being the most direct way of diagnosis. When this and other methods fail in detecting the complication, the proper diagnosis can become challenging. We present an unusual case of an acquired gastric stricture after the gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) resection. A stapled strictureplasty was completed with the simultaneous application of the diagnostic laparoscopy and the intra-operative EGD. We perform the comprehensive literature review (Pubmed-Cochrane 1990-current) diagnostic and surgical treatments of post resection gastric strictures.
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