Gastric Ulcer Management

  • Maria S. Altieri
  • Konstantinos SpaniolasEmail author


Gastric ulcer is one of the most common gastrointestinal diagnoses in the USA. Common presentations requiring surgical intervention include bleeding, perforation, and obstruction. This chapter describes the algorithmic approach to these complications.


Gastric ulcers Complication Surgical intervention 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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