Reply on Comments on ‘A Lesson to Learn in an Iatrogenic Perforation of Sigmoid Volvulus after Endoscopic Derotation’

  • Firdaus Hayati
  • Nik Amin Sahid Nik Lah Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Nornazirah Azizan Department of Pathobiology and Medical Diagnostic, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Fairrul Kadir Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Andee Dzulkarnaen Zakaria Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia

Abstract

Acute sigmoid volvulus is a surgical emergency, in which the initial treatment is endoscopic derotation in uncomplicated cases. Flatus tube dislodge is one of the common condition after endoscopic intervention. By performing a technique against the term of reference, management of a patient can skew towards a guarded outcome. I reply to comments on a paper concerning on iatrogenic bowel perforation after a successful endoscopic derotation of acute sigmoid volvulus.

Author Biographies

Nik Amin Sahid Nik Lah, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Nornazirah Azizan, Department of Pathobiology and Medical Diagnostic, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Department of Pathobiology and Medical Diagnostic, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Fairrul Kadir, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Andee Dzulkarnaen Zakaria, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
Published
2020-03-10