Gastrectomy

A gastrectomy is a partial or full surgical removal of the stomach.

Read more about Gastrectomy:  Indications, Polya's Operation, Post-operative Effects, History

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ICD-9-CM Volume 3 - (42–54) Operations On The Digestive System
... lesion or tissue of stomach (43.5) Partial gastrectomy with anastomosis to esophagus (43.6) Partial gastrectomy with anastomosis to duodenum (43.7) Partial gastrectomy with anastomosis ...
Gastrectomy - History
... The first successful gastrectomy was performed by Theodor Billroth in 1881 for cancer of the stomach ... In the past a gastrectomy for peptic ulcer disease was often accompanied by a vagotomy, to reduce acid production ...
Bariatric Surgery - Classification of Surgical Procedures - Predominantly Restrictive Procedures - Sleeve Gastrectomy
... Sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric sleeve, is a surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 15% of its original size, by surgical removal of a large. 30 to 50% of their excess body weight over a 6–12 month period with the sleeve gastrectomy alone ...
Sleeve Gastrectomy - Procedure
... Sleeve gastrectomy (also called gastric sleeve) was originally performed on extremely obese patients, with a body mass index well exceeding 50 or 60 or more ... A two-stage procedure is performed the first is a sleeve gastrectomy, and the second is a conversion into a gastric bypass or duodenal switch ... Patients usually lose a large quantity of their excess weight after the first sleeve gastrectomy procedure alone, but if weight loss ceases the second step is ...
Gastroenterostomy
... can sometimes be performed at the same time as a partial gastrectomy (the removal of part of the stomach) ... Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy Gastrectomy Billroth I Billroth II Roux-en-Y Bariatric surgery Gastric bypass surgery Adjustable gastric band Sleeve ...