Prophylactic bursectomy at radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer.
Summary of "Prophylactic bursectomy at radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer."
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Department of General Surgery, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Inonu University, 44315, Malatya, Turkey, email@example.com.
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- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21837456
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10120-011-0084-7
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Excision of the whole (total gastrectomy) or part (subtotal gastrectomy, partial gastrectomy, gastric resection) of the stomach. (Dorland, 28th ed)
That portion of the stomach remaining after gastric surgery, usually gastrectomy or gastroenterostomy for cancer of the stomach or peptic ulcer. It is a common site of cancer referred to as stump cancer or carcinoma of the gastric stump.
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