gastrectomy

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gastrectomy

[ga′strek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of all or part of the stomach.
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From January 2004 to December 2014, 1044 gastric cancer patients with open, laparoscopic, and robot-assisted gastrectomies (RG) under the care of one surgeon (Zhi-Wei Jiang) in the institution were assessed for inclusion in the study.
The choices of surgery are well-covered, especially with discussion of the newer techniques such as sleeve gastrectomies.
2008 US & Canada Bariatric Surgery Procedure Types Lap Adj, Gastric Banding (AGB) 96,800 Lap Standard Roux-Y Gastric 112,200 Bypass (RYGB) Biliopancreatic Diversion/ 2,200 Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS) Total Sleeve Gastrectomies 8,800 Note: Table made from pie chart.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass was performed laparoscopically in 89% of cases, as were 3% of sleeve gastrectomies and two-thirds of biliopancreatic diversion/ duodenal switches.