Vol.. 3, No. 1 (2021)
Journal of Gastric Surgery

Published: Mar 15, 2021

Vol.. 2, No. 4 (2020)
Journal of Gastric Surgery

• Post-operative complications in gastric cancer surgery are analyzed in a large series of patients to investigate risk factors related to clinical and oncological features.
• ERAS protocols are spreading worldwide to improve perioperative outcomes. A PSM analysis from the IMIGASTRIC database compares the ERAS and the standard management in patients underwent gastrectomy.
• A rare case of gastric carcinosarcoma is reported with a literature review.
• Dr. Gambardella describes a case of LAGB followed by complications that arose after about thirty years.
• Dr. Aljarboo shows a case of gastric cancer after sleeve gastrectomy.
• A novel surgical approach for GISTs of the gastric antrum is proposed in the technical note section.
• A Correspondence with Prof. V. M. dos Santos is added to discuss gastric signet ring cell carcinoma.

Published: Dec 15, 2020

Vol.. 2, No. 3 (2020)
Journal of Gastric Surgery

• Dr. Sahoo shows the role of laparoscopy during total gastrectomy for gastric cancer.
• Achalasia is a rare motility disorder. Dr. Gallo compared results of mini-invasive Heller-Dor procedure with those of POEM.
• A large sample of patients has been analyzed by Dr. Zemni to investigate the outcomes of gastric signet ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) in comparison with non-SRCC.
• Two extensive reviews of the literature are reported in this number regarding precancerous esophagogastric conditions and benign gastroduodenal perforations.
• The authors of the case report section showed the management of patients with gastric leiomyosarcoma, complicated paraesophageal hernia, and jejunal diverticula.

Published: Sep 15, 2020

Vol.. 2, No. 2 (2020)
Journal of Gastric Surgery

• Analysis of a large database of patients diagnosed with perforated peptic ulcer, including a comparison between laparoscopy and open surgery.
• Prof. Chang-Ming Huang and his team report the results from the largest singlecenter experience of laparoscopic treatment of gastric GISTs.
• Prof. Nicola Di Lorenzo presents the current evidence on ICG use during bariatric surgery for assessment of tissue perfusion at the anastomotic site.
• Dr. Domenico Di Nardo provides an overview of technological perspectives, from virtual reality to 5G networking.
• Dr. Piatto demonstrates how to correctly face up a severe bariatric surgery complication.
Sarcina ventriculi is implicated in gastric ulcers, emphysematous gastritis, and gastric perforation, but the literature contains few related articles; Dr. Qing Wei reports detailed pathology findings from two patients.
• The video selected for this number depicts use of a hybrid laparoscopic–robotic approach for a completion total gastrectomy.

Published: Jun 15, 2020

Vol.. 2, No. 1 (2020)
Journal of Gastric Surgery

• Prof. Huang and his team extracted data from eight comparative studies and performed a meta-analysis to assess the risk of gastric cancer in proton pump inhibitors (PPI) users.
• The Clinical Practice section shows the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol recently adopted in a Gastric Cancer Unit based on current evidences from a literature review.
• Robotic surgery has revolutionized the way surgeons perform minimally invasive surgery and can improve some challenging steps during gastrectomy. Dr. Giovanardi in the Technical Note section shows tips and tricks of a robotic subtotal gastrectomy.
• Among the other contents Dr. Rossi shows a rare case of multiple neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the small bowel in a patient admitted for intestinal obstruction.
• The Editorial Board is pleased to open the Video section of the journal and in the present issue a case of advanced gastric cancer in a 12-year-old child is described.

Published: Mar 15, 2020

Vol.. 1, No. 1 (2019)
Journal of Gastric Surgery

• Prof. Vito D’Andrea in the editorial introduces aims and scope of this new journal.
• Prof. Amilcare Parisi and Prof. Chang-Ming Huang highlight a new concept of scientific cooperation and the establishment of an International Gastric Cancer Unit (IGCU).
• Dr. Jacopo Desiderio shows the rationale of an innovative study on lymphadenectomy assisted by the fluorescence imaging technology during robotic gastrectomy. This study aims to validate the concept of Navigation Surgery.
• The International Study Group on Minimally Invasive Surgery for Gastric cancer (IMIGASTRIC Research Group) publishes a protocol for a prospective data collection with high methodological quality on minimally invasive and open gastrectomies.
• Among the other contents there are an update on the use of new technologies in gastric surgery and a technical note on reconstruction after laparoscopic gastrectomy.

Published: Dec 16, 2019