What is Gastrectomy?

Category: Surgeries


Gastrectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the stomach. It is performed as a treatment for stomach cancer and may also be used for a bleeding gastric ulcer, and noncancerous growths.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Gastrectomy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Stomach pain 1


Stopped having Gastrectomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Gastrectomy.