Minimally Invasive Approaches to Resection of Benign/Low Grade Gastric Tumors

Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD, Monica Dua, MD, PhD, Shai Friedland, MD, Brendan Visser, MD. Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Tumors in the stomach have traditionally been treated with either subtotal gastrectomy or total gastrectomy, depending on the location. Rather than subjecting patients to a major, usually open, procedure, we explored multiple minimally invasive methods for the resection of benign gastric tumors. In this video, we highlight a wedge resection, a circumferential resection with transverse closure, a transgastric resection, and an endoscopic/laparoscopic submucosal resection.

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