OEOSPHAGO-GASTRECTOMY IN A HIGH VOLUME UNIT: OUTCOMES AND SERVICE IMPLICATIONS
- Relationship between Gastroesophageal Reflux and Gastric Emptying after Distal Gastrectomy. Fujiwara, Yoshinori; Nakagawa, Kazuhiko; Tanaka, Tsuneki; Utsunomiya, Joji // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1996, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p75
Objectives: Our objective was to determine whether delayed gastric emptying contributes to gastroesophageal reflux after distal gastrectomy. Methods: To study gastric emptying and gastroesophageal reflux, we used a tecnnetium-labeled mixed liquid and solid test meal in 46 distal gastrectomy...
- Choice of digestive tract reconstructive procedure following total gastrectomy: A critical reappraisal. Sharma, Dhananjaya // Indian Journal of Surgery;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p270
Examines the issues concerning the performance of gastrointestinal reconstruction after total gastrectomy. Definition of an ideal gastrointestinal reconstruction; Evaluation on the types of reconstructive procedures; Technique in the selection of ideal reconstruction procedure after total...
- Significance of intraoperative endoscopy in total gastrectomy for gastric cancer. Nishikawa, Katsunori; Yanaga, Katsuhiko; Kashiwagi, Hideyuki; Hanyuu, Nobuyoshi; Iwabuchi, Shuuichi // Surgical Endoscopy;Oct2010, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p2633
Background: Anastomotic impairment can be a major cause of surgical complications in gastrointestinal surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative endoscopy (IOE) in esophagojejunal anastomosis for detection of anastomotic impairment. Methods: Forty-eight...
- Gastrotomy. Shuler, Elizabeth; Tobias, Karen M. // Veterinary Medicine;Apr2006, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p207
Presents a guide for performing gastrotomy. Indications for gastrotomy; Technique in performing gastrotomy; Complications of gastrotomy.
- Does Single-Balloon Enteroscopy Contribute to Successful Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Patients with Surgically Altered Gastrointestinal Anatomy? Takuji Kawamura; Koichiro Mandai; Koji Uno; Kenjiro Yasuda // ISRN Gastroenterology;2013, p1
Background. Balloon-assisted enteroscopy has been recognized as a useful method for performing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in patients with complex postsurgical anatomy. Objective. To clarify the usefulness of single-balloon enteroscopy for performing endoscopic retrograde...
- Outcome of Segmental Gastrectomy versus Distal Gastrectomy for Early Gastric Cancer. Ishikawa, Koichi; Arita, Tsuyoshi; Ninomiya, Shigeo; Bandoh, Toshio; Shiraishi, Norio; Kitano, Seigo // World Journal of Surgery;Nov2007, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p2204
Because of the frequent occurrence of postgastrectomy disturbances after distal gastrectomy (DG), segmental gastrectomy (SG) has recently been applied to early gastric cancer (EGC). Outcomes of SG and DG in patients with EGC were compared to clarify the usefulness of SG as a treatment for EGC....
- Esophagocolonic Stricture with Proximal Fistulae Treated by Balloon Dilation. Musher, David R.; Boyd, Arthur // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1988, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p445
Anastomotic fistulae are uncommon complications after gastrointestinal surgery. We describe an unusual case of an esophagocolonic stricture after colonic interposition for benign disease complicated by proximal esophageal fistulae successfully treated with balloon dilation.
- Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer. Sakuramoto, S.; Kikuchi, S.; Kuroyama, S.; Futawatari, N.; Katada, N.; Kobayashi, N.; Watanabe, M. // Surgical Endoscopy;Jan2006, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p55
Background: Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) is gaining wider acceptance for the treatment of early gastric cancer. However, firm evidence supporting its safety and usefulness is scant, and no study has compared the outcomes of various procedures for LADG. We examined the surgical...
- Splenic Infarct - An Unusual Complication Of Gastrectomy For Cardia Carcinoma. Ring, Andrej; Stein, Erwin; Stern, Josef // Internet Journal of Surgery;2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p22
A case of splenic infarct secondary to gastrectomy for cardia carcinoma is reported. Insufficient perfusion via atherosclerotic splenic artery under the condition of absent collateral flow through short gastric arteries is supposed as the cause for postoperative development of splenic infarction.