What Is Distal Gastrectomy Surgery? Center

Antrectomy (distal gastrectomy) is a procedure that involves surgical removal of the lower 30% of the stomach (antrum). Surgeons follow removal by creating an attachment with an opening (anastomosis) from the remaining portion of the stomach to the duodenum (gastroduodenostomy) or the jejunum (gastrojejunostomy) of the small intestine. This surgery treats severe gastric ulcers and stomach tumors. Read more: What Is Distal Gastrectomy Surgery? Article


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