Partial Gastrectomy Without Lymphadenectomy

  • Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author
  • Jameson L. Chassin


Partial gastrectomy (antrectomy) without lymphadenectomy is performed for gastrointestinal stromal tumors. It was formerly commonly performed for refractory peptic ulcer disease, but this indication is now rare. Distal gastrectomy is also part of the standard pancreaticoduodenectomy.


Staple Line Gastric Pouch Stab Wound Antral Mucosa Afferent Loop 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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