Laparoscopy-assisted uncut Roux-en-Y operation after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer

Ichiro Uyama, Yoichi Sakurai, Yoshiyuki Komori, Yasuko Nakamura, Mitsutaka Syoji, Syuhei Tonomura, Ikuo Yoshida, Toshihiko Masui, Kazuki Inaba, Masahiro Ochiai

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In order to prevent the Roux stasis syndrome that sometimes follows Roux-en-Y gastrojejunostomy after distal gastrectomy, a new type of reconstruction, called the uncut Roux-en-Y technique, has been reported. We successfully performed 42 laparoscopy-assisted uncut Roux-en-Y gastrojejunostomies. Here we describe our technique and the initial outcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-257
Number of pages5
JournalGastric Cancer
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 11-2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oncology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Cancer Research


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