Distal gastrectomy for cancer
The description of the distal gastrectomy for cancer covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of gastric cancer. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: identification, greater curvature, duodenal transection, lesser curvature, laparotomy, dividing the stomach, gastroduodenostomy. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.