Healthcare Library

Bookmarks
bookmarks-menu

Gastrectomy - series

Stomach anatomy

The stomach is divided into three parts, the fundus, the body and the pyloric part.

Gastrectomy - series

Stomach anatomy

The stomach is divided into three parts, the fundus, the body and the pyloric part.

Gastrectomy - series

Chronic stomach problems

In cases of chronic stomach problems (such as ulcers), obesity or cancer, partial or total removal of the stomach may be indicated.

Gastrectomy - series

Chronic stomach problems

In cases of chronic stomach problems (such as ulcers), obesity or cancer, partial or total removal of the stomach may be indicated.

Gastrectomy - series

Gastrectomy incision

An incision is made in the skin over the pyloric region of the stomach.

Gastrectomy - series

Gastrectomy incision

An incision is made in the skin over the pyloric region of the stomach.

Gastrectomy - series

Gastrectomy

The diseased portion of the stomach is removed. The small intestine is attached to the remainder of the stomach to maintain the integrity of the digestive tract.

Gastrectomy - series

Gastrectomy

The diseased portion of the stomach is removed. The small intestine is attached to the remainder of the stomach to maintain the integrity of the dige...

Read More

Gastrectomy - series

Before and after gastrectomy

The patient will be on nasogastric tube suction to keep the stomach empty and at rest after surgery. After several days, and when the stomach starts to function normally again, the tube will be removed and the patient will begin ingesting clear liquids and gradually progress to a full and normal diet.

Gastrectomy - series

Before and after gastrectomy

The patient will be on nasogastric tube suction to keep the stomach empty and at rest after surgery. After several days, and when the stomach starts ...

Read More

Review Date: 10/18/2018

Reviewed By: Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. © 1997- A.D.A.M., a business unit of Ebix, Inc. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.

Illustrations

Browse All

ways to give

view all

news room

view all

healthcare library

view all
Event Calendar

Hunterdon Healthcare offers an array of educational events, including childbirth, healthy living and fitness classes.

LEARN MORE
Health and Wellness Centers

Where health and fitness meet to help you stay healthy at every age.

LEARN MORE
Heart & Vascular

Heart and Vascular Services Department brings world-class cardiovascular care to our community.

LEARN MORE