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What does the term Gastrectomy means ?

I need to know about a GASTRECTOMY
Asked On : Mon, 14 Mar 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
welcome to healthcare magic.
gastrectomies are of various kinds depending on the condition.
it basically means resection of stomach and joining the esophagus with the duodenum after resection of the stomach.after which the esophagus will do the functions of the stomach.
if you could elaborate on your condition more info can be provided.
take care.
Answered: Mon, 14 Mar 2011
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