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Gastrectomy - series—Incision

Gastrectomy incision

Overview

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

Review Date 9/3/2018

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. 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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