Reconstructive procedure after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer that best prevents duodenogastroesophageal reflux

@article{Fukuhara2002ReconstructivePA,
  title={Reconstructive procedure after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer that best prevents duodenogastroesophageal reflux},
  author={Kenichiro Fukuhara and Harushi Osugi and Nobuyasu Takada and Masashi Takemura and Masayuki Higashino and Hiroaki Kinoshita},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={1452-1457}
}
Billroth I and II reconstructions are commonly performed after distal gastrectomy. Both may cause duodenogastric and duodenogastro-esophageal reflux, conditions reported to have carcinogenetic potential. The aim of this study was to investigate which reconstructive procedure would most effectively prevent bile reflux into the gastric remnant and esophagus after distal gastrectomy. A group of 92 patients who underwent curative distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer were subjected and classified… CONTINUE READING
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