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May
2003

Food residue is often seen in the gastric remnant after partial gastrectomy, making it difficult to diagnose early cancer in the residual stomach. The aims of this study were to clarify the risk factors for the accumulation of food residue, and to study methods of preparation for endoscopy in patients who had undergone distal gastrectomy.
374 endoscopic examinations of patients who had undergone distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer were compared with 2168 endoscopic examinations in patients without a history of gastrectomy.
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