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What does my laparoscopy report indicate?

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Posted on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 in Cancer
Question: will laproscopy detect lymphnodes effected by adenocarcenomy tumor of the stomach prior to Gastrectmy
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Hello. No it cannot detect all nodes

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. Laparoscopy is done in a case of gastric cancer to detect the obvious inoperable disease like liver deposits or peritoneal disease or ascites. It cannot detect all nodes.
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