Surgery for cancer of the stomach
Cancer of the stomach is a very common ailment in southern India. These patients present with a varied presentation which includes weight loss, pain abdomen, vomiting or sometimes with no symptoms at all.
An upper GI endoscopy is usually diagnostic. CT scans will show presence or absence of spread of cancer. Cancer of the stomach will primarily require surgery in the form of partial,total gastrectomy (removal of the stomach)or a bypass followed by chemotherapy if necessary.
Dr.P.Radhakrishna has a vast experience in surgery of the cancer stomach.