"Gastric Stump" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
That portion of the stomach remaining after gastric surgery, usually gastrectomy or gastroenterostomy for cancer of the stomach or peptic ulcer. It is a common site of cancer referred to as stump cancer or carcinoma of the gastric stump.
- Gastric Stump
- Gastric Stumps
- Stump, Gastric
- Stumps, Gastric
- Residual Stomach
- Residual Stomachs
- Stomach, Residual
- Stomachs, Residual
- Remnant Stomach
- Remnant Stomachs
- Stomach, Remnant
- Stomachs, Remnant
- Gastric Remnant
- Gastric Remnants
- Remnant, Gastric
- Remnants, Gastric
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