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Intracorporeal esophagojejunal anastomosis after laparoscopic total gastrectomy for patients with gastric cancer

Okabe H, Obama K, Tanaka E, Nomura A, Kawamura J, Nagayama S, Itami A, Watanabe G, Kanaya S, Sakai Y ...see all

Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, vol. 23, issue 9 (2009) pp. 2167-2171

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Abstract

To facilitate acceptance of laparoscopic total gastrectomy (LTG) for patients with upper gastric cancer, a simple, secure technique of reconstruction is necessary. The authors developed a new technique for intracorporeal esophagojejunal anastomosis that does not require hand sewing.

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  • Esophagojejunostomy
  • Gastric cancer
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Total gastectomy

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Authors

  • Hiroshi OkabeOtsu Municipal Hospital

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  • Kazutaka Obama

  • Eiji Tanaka

  • Akinari Nomura

  • Jun Ichiro Kawamura

  • Satoshi Nagayama

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