Usefulness of Laparoscopic Side-to-Side Duodenojejunostomy for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Located at the Duodenojejunal Junction

@article{Tanaka2014UsefulnessOL,
  title={Usefulness of Laparoscopic Side-to-Side Duodenojejunostomy for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Located at the Duodenojejunal Junction},
  author={Eiji Tanaka and Minjhi Kim and Joon Seok Lim and Yoon Young Choi and Avanish Saklani and Sung Hoon Noh and Woo Jin Hyung},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={313-318}
}
Surgery for gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) at the duodenojejunal junction is a technically challenging and difficult procedure because of the anatomical complexity. When it comes to laparoscopic surgery, it is more challenging than open surgery. This study aimed to introduce our laparoscopic procedure and to evaluate its clinical implication by comparing with open procedures. Between 2003 and 2013, 19 patients underwent segmental resection for a GIST at the duodenojejunal junction… CONTINUE READING
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