[Pylorus-preserving gastrectomy for early gastric cancer].

  title={[Pylorus-preserving gastrectomy for early gastric cancer].},
  author={Iwao Sasaki and Ken-ich{\'i} Shiiba and Hiroo Naito and Seiki Matsuno},
  journal={Nihon Geka Gakkai zasshi},
  volume={97 4},
Pylorus-preserving gastrectomy (PPG) was originally proposed by Maki et al for gastric ulcer. Recently this operation with lymph node dissection has been adopted for patients with early gastric cancer locating at antrum and body of the stomach in Japan. But standard procedure of this operation has not been established yet. Grade of lymph node dissection… CONTINUE READING