Gastric Cancer pp 252-252 | Cite as

Various Types of Reconstructive Methods After Gastrectomy

  • Christian H. Herfarth
  • Peter M. Schlag
Conference paper


The long-term development following gastrectomy is frequently agonizing, so that the term agastric dystrophy was coined. Severe reflux esophagitis, lack of appetite, and a sensation of fullness, an early and late postalimentary syndrome can result in such considerable subjective discomfort, that sufficient intake of nutrients with a satisfactory caloric substitution no longer becomes possible.


Small Intestine Reconstructive Method Total Gastrectomy Definitive Statement Nitrogen Loss 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian H. Herfarth
    • 1
  • Peter M. Schlag
    • 1
  1. 1.Department für Chirurgie der UniversitätUlmFederal Republic of Germany

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