Laparoscopic resection of benign tumors of the posterior gastric wall

D I Watson, P A Game, P G Devitt

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Laparoscopic wedge excision of benign gastric tumors using stapling instruments alone is not feasible for distal lesions and some tumors arising from the posterior gastric wall. An alternative transgastric approach to distal posterior wall lesions utilizing an anterior gastrostomy for access has been successfully applied in two reported cases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)540-541
Number of pages2
JournalSurgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1996
Externally publishedYes


  • laparoscopy
  • leiomomyoma
  • lipoma


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