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radical gastrectomy , cholelithiasis ,postoperative complications

C C Wu, C Y Chen, T C Wu, T J Iiu, P K P'eng
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The complications of cholelithiasis and cholecystitis after gastrectomy for gastric carcinoma were reviewed. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between 1983 and 1988, 474 patients with a normal gallbladder received gastrectomy for gastric cancer. RESULTS: Among the 288 patients who underwent radical gastrectomy with systematic lymphadenectomy (RG), 9 (3.1%) were suffering from acute postoperative acalculous cholecystitis, and 2 of them died...
November 1995: Hepato-gastroenterology
F Pinatel Lopasso
The incidence of surgical treatment of peptic ulcer decreased in the last two decades. The majority of procedures for surgical management of peptic disease impairs the ability of the stomach to receive and to store food. The intake of high protein-caloric content diets can improve some nutritional deficits expressed by loss of body weight and anemia. The mechanism responsible for diarrhea is unknown, but truncal vagotomy has the highest incidence. It is usually episodic, lessens over the first year after operation and rarely remains a severe problem...
September 1995: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
N Nagasue, H Kohno, Y C Chang, H Taniura, A Yamanoi, M Uchida, T Kimoto, Y Takemoto, T Nakamura, H Yukaya
OBJECTIVE: This study analyzed the results in 229 patients with primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who were treated by radical hepatic resection in the past 11 years. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Due to marked advances in diagnostic and therapeutic methods, the therapeutic strategy for HCC has changed significantly. However, there are still many problems to be solved when hepatic resection is to be performed for HCC associated with chronic liver disease. A satisfactory result may be possible only when all of accurate operative indication, skillful surgical technique, and sophisticated postoperative management are met...
April 1993: Annals of Surgery
N Nagasue, H Yukaya, Y C Chang, Y Ogawa, N Ota, N Kimura, T Nakamura
During the last 6 years, 205 patients with primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were admitted to our surgical departments. Thirty-eight had HCC smaller than 3 cm in diameter. There were 34 men and 4 women with an average age of 56.5 years. All patients had underlying hepatic disease: liver cirrhosis in 35 patients and chronic active hepatitis with fibrosis in the remaining 3. Pre-operative complications included: oesophageal varices in ten, cholelithiasis in five, peptic ulcer in two, gastric cancer in one, and severe hypersplenism in one instance...
September 1987: British Journal of Surgery
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