Jejunal pouch interposition after pylorus-preserving gastrectomy.

@article{Ohya1999JejunalPI,
  title={Jejunal pouch interposition after pylorus-preserving gastrectomy.},
  author={Toshiki Ohya and Susumu Ohwada and Hiroshi Iesato and Izumi Takeyoshi and Yoshiyuki Kawashima and Tetsushi Ogawa and Tadahiro Yokomori and Yukie Morishita},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={1999},
  volume={86 2},
  pages={177-82}
}
BACKGROUND To improve the quality of life of patients undergoing gastrectomy, a nerve-conserving jejunal pouch was interposed after pylorus-preserving gastrectomy (PPG) with vagal nerve preservation. We report the details of the operative technique and the outcome. METHODS PPG with lymph node dissection was performed, preserving the hepatic, pyloric, and celiac branches of vagal nerve. The jejunum was cut approximately 20 cm distal to the ligament of Treitz. Marginal vessels were not divided… CONTINUE READING
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