Cancer - a real plague and 2021st century - are one of the main causes of death of people of working age. A big percentage among patients of Oncology Center - these are people who have stomach cancer.
Fortunately, timely produced gastrectomy can fully heal from this terrible disease.
By following a doctor's recommendation, after removal of the stomach, the patient is guaranteed himself another ten years of active and happy life.
Patients who are diagnosed with "Oncology"at first it feels devastated. It is important not to panic and not to put on a cross, and as soon as possible to start treatment. Even an insidious form of cancer, cancer of the stomach, can be completely defeated, thanks to advances in modern medicine - gastrectomy will stop the progression of the disease and prevent the spread of metastases.
What is "Gastrectomy"?
The term "resection" refers to the removal of thestomach, and in particularly difficult cases - and the removal of the stomach completely. After operation for several days, the patient receives intravenous nutrients, and displays the contents of the stomach by gavage. If the forecast is favorable, with about a third of the day the patient begins to eat a little bit at first broths, jellies and pureed soups, and a little later - steam omelets, mashed potatoes and a souffle.
Despite the apparent complexity of such an operation,often after only a couple of weeks after the conference the patient returns to his everyday life. Of course, it avoids any loads and strictly adheres to a diet prescribed by your doctor. The dramatic weight relief in this period - a normal phenomenon and should not be afraid of this.
What are the features of adaptation to normal life after the removal of the stomach?
For the first four to six months after surgerythe attending doctor prescribes a strict diet. The main purpose of the diet - is to prevent inflammation and reduce the potential for the development of dumping syndrome. The essence of the diet is that in the patient menu, there are a large number of easily digestible protein - such as boiled meat, as well as complex - cereals, grains, vegetables and some fruits. Prohibited the so-called "fast" carbohydrates, such as sweets, as well as refractory fats (lamb, pork).
Subsequently, the patient, provided goodIt is returned to the familiar life. Its menu is almost no different from a healthy person the menu, except for the fact that he had shown a fraction - 4-5 times a day in small portions - food. All the same should not eat large amounts of digestible carbohydrates. In addition, the removal of the stomach passed through person contraindicated in certain types of exercise, such as lifting weights.
The rest of timely produced resection of the stomach to prevent the spread of metastasis and often completely cure cancer. Man lives a full life, he is healthy and happy.