A Method for Performing a Gastrostomy Using a Polypropylene Mesh

Sergey Shurygin, Alexander Kutenev, Leonid Safonov, Inna Pastukhova, Irina Shurygina, Alexey Vaganov, Archil Tsulaya
2019 International Journal of Biomedicine  
Gastrostomy is one of the main palliative surgical methods for restoring enteral nutrition. The aim of the study was to develop a new method of gastrostomy that reduces the frequency of complications. The prototype for the described method is Depage-Janeway gastrostomy with use of the GIA stapler. The proposed method is characterized by the use of polypropylene mesh. This provides a tight attachment of the wall of the stomach to the anterior abdominal wall, which reduces the risk of
more » ... risk of complications. (International Journal of Biomedicine. 2019;9(4):370-372.)
doi:10.21103/article9(4)_shc1 fatcat:7bfcpavvs5e3ra5y3znfsgqnay