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.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques|
|Publication status||Published - May 1996|