Stomach Surgery in Surat

What is Stomach?

The stomach is a J-shaped organ in the upper abdomen. It is part of the digestive system, which processes nutrients (vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and water) in foods. Food moves from the throat to the stomach through a hollow, muscular tube called the esophagus. Read and know in brief about the disease and basics of Stomach Surgery in Surat.

Factors responsible for gastric problems

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection of the stomach.

Chronic gastritis (inflammation of the stomach).

Pernicious anemia.

Intestinal metaplasia (a condition in which the normal stomach lining is replaced with the cells that line the intestines).

Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) or gastric polyps.

Eating a diet high in salted, smoked foods and low in fruits and vegetables.

Eating foods that have not been prepared or stored properly.

Being older or male.

Smoking cigarettes.

Having a mother, father, sister, or brother who has had stomach cancer.

Diseases affecting stomach

Stomach affected most commonly by acid peptic disease where patients have burning sensation or pain in the upper part of abdomen. This disease affects almost everyone in their lifetime. It can be treated easily by medication and avoided easily by food habits. Another related disease is acid reflux where gastric content enters the esophagus because of a weak esophageal valve. Reflux disease can also occur because of anatomical abnormality like Hiatus Hernia. Where part of the abdominal esophagus or stomach migrated in the chest because of a large opening or defect in diaphragm. Mostly gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD) requires understanding and lifestyle modification. Because of long standing acidity few patients may get gastric outlet obstruction because of Peptic Pyloric Stricture. In some instances emergency conditions may arise known as Peptic Perforation which require immediate surgery. Surgical intervention is required for refractory to medications or anatomical problem. Stomach cancer is one of the most dreadful diseases in all GI Cancer.

Endoscopy for Stomach

Endoscopy or Upper Gastro Intestinal Scopy is done to diagnose the disease affecting the stomach. It is also helpful for further management of diseases including Surgery. Early stage cancers and non cancer lesions can be removed through Endoscopy. 

Surgery for Stomach

Most commonly done surgery for a benign stomach problem is anti reflux surgery. Patients with Hiatus hernia leading to GERD get full benefits by surgery known as Laparoscopic Hernia Repair & Fundoplication. Advanced laparoscopic surgical technique gives speedy recovery from these common problems. Gastric outlet obstruction because of various reasons can be cured by bypass surgery known as Gastro Jejunostomy. Partial or Radical Gastrectomy is done for different tumors involving the stomach. Dr Dhaval Mangukiya with vast experience for Stomach Surgery in Surat available at SIDS Hospital for his expert advice and solutions.