gastrectomy in patients with Stage IV gastric cancer.
On 1 October a consultant surgeon performed a subtotal gastrectomy (surgical removal of part of the stomach ).
gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer.
The aims of palliative gastrectomy are often to enable oral food intake, stop bleeding or relieve pain.
The first Billroth I partial gastrectomy was performed on a 43 year old woman in 1881 for a pyloric gastric cancer.