Total gastrectomy

Total gastrectomy

Surgical removal (excision) of the entire stomach.
Mentioned in: Stomach Cancer
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Intracorporeal esophagojejunostomy using the double stapling technique after laparoscopic total gastrectomy: A retrospective case-series study.
In tumour encroaching on the cardia or the incisura or pylorus, a formal anatomical resection was performed (subtotal or total gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y reconstruction with lymphadenectomy or proximal partial gastrectomy with jejunal interposition reconstruction).
We present a rare case of a gastric GIST larger in size than any previously documented, rapidly growing and invading into the surrounding structures that was successfully treated with surgical resection with total gastrectomy as well as en bloc resection of the pancreas, spleen, and colon with ostomy creation.
Duodenogastric Bile reflux is more common after cholecystectomy17, gastric surgery including total gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgery for weight loss.
Advanced age, male gender, underlying cirrhosis, prolonged operative time, suturing or anastomosis of the small bowel, and total gastrectomy were found to be independent risk factors for postoperative infectious complications in patients undergoing upper GIT oncologic surgery [13, 14].
Surgical procedures: Itcompriseddistal,proximaland total gastrectomy. Proximal gastrectomy involved resection of the proximal half of the stomach, following an intraabdominal esophagogastric anastomosis.
After investigating the differences in gastrointestinal hormone production at 3 different reconstruction types after total gastrectomy, Kalmar et al.
A simultaneous "off pump" coronary artery by-pass grafting (OP-CABG) and total gastrectomy procedures were performed.
A 69-year-old Japanese man undergoing total gastrectomy for multiple Gastric ulcers at age 46 was found endoscopically to have multiple esophageal cancers in the upper, mid, and lower esophagus [24].
A total gastrectomy was performed and was submitted to pathologic examination.
We hereby present the case of a patient who underwent laparoscopic total gastrectomy because of early-phase gastric cancer and who developed massive intestinal necrosis because of internal herniation in the third year of follow-up.

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