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Gastrectomy - series—Indications

Indications

Overview

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

Review Date 11/10/2016

Updated 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.

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