Stomach surgery is referred to as gastrectomy. The gastrectomy can be partial, where only some of the stomach is removed. Or it may be a total gastrectomy, where the entire stomach is removed. This is done for both non-cancerous or cancerous conditions.

Conditions where a gastrectomy is performed include:

  • Complications of peptic ulcer disease, such as perforation or narrowing
  • Stomach tumours such as GIST
  • Stomach cancer
Partial or Total Gastrectomy
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