gastric resection


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resection

 [re-sek´shun]
removal, as of an organ, by cutting; called also excision.
gastric resection gastrectomy.
root resection (root-end resection) apicoectomy.
transurethral resection of the prostate (transurethral prostatic resection) see transurethral resection of the prostate.
wedge resection removal of a triangular mass of tissue.

gastric resection

Etymology: Gk, gaster, stomach; L, re + secare, to cut
the surgical removal of part or all of the stomach, usually performed in the treatment of stomach cancer or intractable peptic ulcer. See also gastrectomy, gastroenterostomy.

gastric resection

Surgical resection of all or a part of the stomach.
See also: resection

resection

excision of a portion of an organ or other structure.

en bloc resection
radical resection or amputation.
gastric resection
partial gastrectomy.
lateral ear resection
a surgical procedure, usually performed in dogs with otitis externa, in which the lateral cartilaginous plate of the vertical portion of the external ear canal is removed, thereby exposing the horizontal canal for drainage and easier application of topical medications. See also formston-mccunn method, lacroix operation, zepp operation.
submucosal resection
a procedure in which the mucosa, e.g. of a prolapsed vagina, is stripped from a circumferential segment and the opposing edges sutured so as to take a tuck in the length of the wall of the viscus.
vertical ear canal resection
total removal of the vertical portion of the external ear canal. Performed in dogs with chronic otitis externa with severe hyperplasia of the meatal epithelium without involvement of the horizontal canal.
wedge resection
removal of a triangular mass of tissue.
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Yu et al specifically evaluated 248 patients treated for curative gastric resection with and without intraoperative chemotherapy.
The Italian Trials in Medical Oncology (ITMO) group study reported the 5-year results of an adjuvant randomised study comparing surgery alone with gastric resection plus the adjuvant EAP (etoposide, adriamycin, platinum) chemotherapy regimen followed by 5-FU and leucovorin (according to the Machover schedule) in 274 patients, the majority of whom (90%) were N+.
Osteomalacia and osteoporosis are commonly observed in patients who have had partial gastric resections for treatment of peptic ulcer disease.