New Technique: Laparoscopic Creation of Jejunal Pouch Following Total Gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y Reconstruction

Marc A Ward, MD1, Michael B Ujiki, MD2. 1University of Chicago Medicine, 2NorthShore University HealthSystem

Hunt-Lawerence jejunal pouches have been shown to improve quality of life when compared to esophagojejunostomy without pouch formation after total gastrectomy.  This video shows a novel technique for jejunal pouch formation during laparoscopic total gastrectomy.

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