Postoperative functional evaluation of jejunal interposition with or without a pouch after a total gastrectomy for gastric cancer.

@article{Mochiki2004PostoperativeFE,
  title={Postoperative functional evaluation of jejunal interposition with or without a pouch after a total gastrectomy for gastric cancer.},
  author={Erito Mochiki and Yoichi Kamiyama and Ryusuke Aihara and Toshihiro Nakabayashi and Hitoshi Kamimura and Takayuki Asao and Hiroyuki Kuwano},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={187 6},
  pages={
          728-35
        }
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to compare the motility of a gastric substitute after jejunal interposition without a pouch and jejunal interposition with a pouch and to evaluate the relationship of both methods with nutritional outcome. METHODS Twelve patients with gastric cancer treated by total gastrectomy and reconstruction with jejunal interposition without a pouch (J-I) and 14 patients treated by total gastrectomy and reconstruction with jejunal interposition with a pouch (J… CONTINUE READING

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