Gastric surgery

Gastric surgery - certain Stomachdiseases (mainly cancer, less frequently serious complications of ulcer disease [bleeding, stricture, perforated stomach wall]) may require surgical intervention to remove the Stomach part or all of it is removed or the perforated stomach wall is sutured.

There are several surgical techniques. One common feature is that lifestyle and dietary changes may be required after surgery.

It is advisable to avoid smoking and drinking alcohol. It is also not recommended to eat spicy, highly spicy, peppery, acidic foods, as these have a direct mucosal irritant effect.

It may be beneficial to introduce smaller meals several times a day. Regular medical check-ups after surgery are important.