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Subjective and functional results after replacement of the stomach with an ileocecal segment: a prospective study of 20 patients.

Authors
  • Metzger, J
  • Degen, L
  • Harder, F
  • Von Flüe, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of colorectal disease
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2002
Volume
17
Issue
4
Pages
268–274
Identifiers
PMID: 12073076
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Reconstruction after gastrectomy with an ileocecal interpositional graft achieves good quality of life with an acceptable morbidity. The technique seems to reduce the occurrence of postoperative reflux and dumping symptoms.

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