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Question Why does splenectomy cause acute gastric dilatation?

Acute gastric dilatation is a complication of splenectomy which responses to NGT suction. aWhat is the mechanism of "acute gastric dilatation" induced by splenectomy ? Why NGT suction works?
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During splenectomy splenic artery ligated which gives short gastric artery ... Gastric dilation due to ischemia
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