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Paliative gastrectomy

R Vrba, C Neoral, R Aujeský
The authors present a study on rates and management of complications of gastric carcinoma surgeries. During a five-year period, a total of 149 patients with gastric carcinomas were operated in the Ist Surgical Clinic (Charles University Faculty Hospital). Radical resections were performed in 121 subjects. In 7 subjects, upper pole resections were performed. 21 subjects underwent paliative therapy or surgical exploration. In the authors' study group, no serious perioperative complications were recorded. The following postoperative complications were observed: fistulas in esophagojejunal anastomosis (8x), duodenal stub fistula (lx), subphrenic abscess (2x), adhesive ileus (1x)...
March 2010: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
R Vrba, C Neoral, R Aujeský, T Malý, M Lovecek
Gastric carcinoma is a malignancy, frequently manifesting itself in late stages, with metastatic spread into lymph nodes. Resection is the only curative therapy. A total of 149 gastric carcinoma patients were operated in the Ist Surgical Clinic during the studied five- year period. The pre-operative disease staging included the PET-CT examination, as a standard. Total gastrectomy (GE) was completed in 109 subjects, while 12 subjects underwent subtotal GE. The both procedures included D2 lymphadenectomy. In selected cases, the surgery included upper polar resection (7 subjects)...
February 2009: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
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