• 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: September 15, 2020

Our experience with laparoscopic total gastrectomy for gastric cancer: A case series

60-65 Manash Ranjan Sahoo, Satyajit Samal, Jyotirmay Nayak

Robotic Heller-Dor myotomy: 10-year monocentric experience compared with POEM

66-70 Virginia Gallo, Luca Morelli, Jacopo Viganò, Luigi Pugliese, Raffaele Fellegara, Giuseppe Tartaglia, Marika Sharmayne Milani, Andrea Peri

Resectable gastric signet ring cell carcinoma: clinicopathological characteristics and survival outcomes

71-78 Ines Zemni, Houyem Mansouri, Ines Ben Safta, Mohamed Ali Ayadi, Tarek Ben Dhiab, Riadh Chargui, Khaled Rahal

Emergent management of complicated paraesophageal hernia due to distal gastrointestinal obstruction: three-case series

92-97 Constantinos Avgoustou, Dionisis Theodoropoulos, Dimitrios Fagrezos, Eirini Avgoustou, Dimitrios Giannousis

Metastatic leiomyosarcoma of the excluded stomach: a case report

98-101 Nataliê Almeida Silva, Lister Arruda Modesto dos Santos, Vitorino Modesto dos Santos

Perforated diverticulitis in a patient with very proximal jejunal diverticula

102-105 Constantinos Avgoustou, Dimitrios Velecheris