Linitis Plastica Surgery in India
Gastric linitis plastica is the medical term used for a rare type of stomach cancer. stomach cancer is also called as gastric cancer. Gastric Linitis plastica is a type of adenocarcinoma. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of stomach cancer.Linitis plastica is a frequently used term for Brinton’s disease. Brinton’s disease is also known as leather bottle stomach. Gastric linitis plastica is characterised by a thickening and rigidity of the stomach wall so called as leather bottle stomach.Treatment for linitis plastica is almost same to that for other types of stomach cancers.
Signs and Symptoms:
Some of the more common Signs and symptoms may include in Linitis plastica…..
- Feeling full even after eating a little
- Indigestion (dyspepsia) that doesn’t go away
- problem in swallowing
- Stomach pain
- feeling sick
- weight loss
Some of the tests needed for the diagnosis of Linitis plastica are
- CT scans
- X-ray exam (barium swallow)
- positron emission tomography (PET)
Procedure of Treatment:
There are many types of gastric cancer treatment. Gastric cancer treatment depends on the type and its stage .Most of the patients receive a combination of treatments, such as surgery with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. And other treatments of cancer include Immunotherapy, Targeted Therapy, Hormone Therapy.In surgery, sometimes cancer is very small then the surgeon removes the cancer from the inside lining of the stomach. If your stomach cancer is near the small intestine then the experienced surgeon removes the cancer and some of the healthy tissue around it and called as subtotal gastrectomy. And sometimes, the entire stomach is cut and removed. The esophagus is directly attached to the small intestine and is called total gastrectomy.
The right doctors for treatment of Linitis plastica are gastrologist and gastro surgeon.
In case of brain surgery the success rate is 80 to 90%.
There is a risk of problems or complications after any type of operation.
After surgery possible problems may include……
- blood clots,
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