gastrectomy : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  surgical removal of all or part of the stomach

  • A $2,900 gastrectomy, the removal of all or part of the stomach, can be billed a la carte as several procedures for a total of $6,900.
  • After this "subtotal gastrectomy," or "Billroth I," came a still more daring invention, "hemigastrectomy," or "Billroth II": cutting out about half of the stomach and hitching up .
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  • Health briefs for June 16
    LUMBERTON — Dr. Eric Velazquez, of Southeastern Surgical Center, will host a seminar on a variety of weight loss surgery options, including adjustable gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, on Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m., also at at the Southeastern Health Mall on the campus of Biggs Park Mall in Lumberton.
    June 15, 2013 - The Robesonian

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