Sometimes, stomach cancer is at an advanced stage of development and is too large, so the maximum removal of a malignant tumor is completely impossible. In this case, your doctor may suggest surgery, the aim of which is not recovery, and easing the symptoms and prolonging the patient's life. To do this, run palliative surgery for gastric cancer.

To determine the most effective treatment strategy, the surgeon should be possible to accurately assess the overall health of the patient, location of cancer cells, to determine the form and stage of the disease, as well as to predict the likelihood of complications. Israel's highly qualified specialists using the most modern techniques and equipment for surgery, the patient is able to give a few more years of life with minimal manifestation of symptoms of the disease.

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Types of palliative surgery for gastric cancer in Israel

There are two main types of surgery:

  1. Palliative operation whose primary purpose is to improve the process of eating and other vital functions of the human organism, as well as improving the patient's quality of life (gastrostomy, gastroenterostomy).
  2. Palliative resection - removal hearth malignant neoplasm or metastases.

Depending on the individual characteristics of each patient, the surgeon selects the most suitable type of operation.

gastrostomy

Is a type of surgery in which the doctor creates an artificial fistula to create an alternative method of patient power when it can not feed in a natural way. Gastrostomy is performed due to the destruction of malignant cells of the esophagus and the upper third of the stomach. It is performed by means of a rubber tube, one end of which enters into the stomach, and the other is output to the abdominal wall.

There are many methods of gastrostomy and its modifications, each of which has its pluses and minuses, and is used depending on the form of the disease. Today in Israel clinics widely ispolzute techniques for blending gastrostomy Witzel and Kader.

Also, doctors may be performed endoscopic gastrostomy - palliative surgery for the treatment of gastric cancer in Israel. The operation time is from 15 minutes to half an hour, the procedure is performed under local anesthesia, and for subsequently opening care is as simple as possible for the patient.

The first time after the operation the patient may be given an intravenous feeding. It fed through gastrostomy it starts after 48 hours, gradually increasing the amount of liquid and the liquefied food.

gastroenterostomy

Is a common type of palliative surgery, which is performed in cases when large localized malignant tumor, blocking the transportation of food from the stomach into the lower part of the stomach into the intestine. Gastroenterostomy performed by anastomosis between the jejunum and the upper part of the stomach.

Partial or subtotal gastrectomy

It is a common palliative surgery for gastric cancer in Israel, which is to remove part of the stomach (with malignancy) and subsequent anastomosis. It provides a solution to the problems with bleeding, pain and gastro-intestinal obstruction.

endoscopic ablation

It is carried out in cases where the health of patients does not allow the implementation of other, more effective palliative surgery for gastric cancer. During the procedure, the physician uses an endoscope (a long, flexible tube) that is introduced through the throat of the patient, after which tumor portions are burned by laser beams. It is necessary to stop the bleeding and / or treatment of gastrointestinal obstruction.

stenting

The surgeon inserts the endoscope by means of a special device (stent) into the lumen of the stomach, at the point of constriction malignancy, thereby maintaining the patency of the digestive tract.

Carrying out palliative surgery for gastric cancer can improve survival time of patients suffering from inoperable cancer, improve their health, to exclude the possibility of obstruction of the stomach and internal bleeding, and prepare the patient for the subsequent surgery.

 

Programs and prices for treatment and diagnosis

[*] Program: Diagnosis of gastric cancer 1

1. Consultation Oncologist
- $ 600
2. Biochemical analysis of blood consists of the following laboratory tests: Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Uric Acid, plasma electrolytes, albumin, lipid metabolism, Investigation of liver enzymes and bilirubin, creatine phosphokinase (CPK)
- $ 280
3. The audit pathology (biopata)
- $ 680
4. Analysis of blood for tumor markers CEA
- $ 120
5. Analysis of blood tumor marker CA 19.9
- $ 120
6. Total full blood count
- $ 260
7. PET-CT (PET-CT), PET-CT (positron emission tomography CT +)
- $ 1,670
The total cost of the program
- $ 3.730

[*] Program: Diagnosis of gastric cancer 2

1. gastroscopy
- $ 1.080
    Includes:
  1. Check for the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
2. Tumor markers CA 19.9
- $ 120
3. Tumor markers CEA (tumor marker)
- $ 120
4. biopsy
- $ 610
5. Biochemical analysis of blood Biochemical blood test
- $ 280
6. Total full blood count
- $ 260
7. Consultation of the oncologist
- $ 600
8. PET-CT (PET-CT), PET-CT (positron emission tomography CT +)
- $ 1,670
The total cost of the program
- $ 4.740

[*] Program: Removing stomach tumor - Gastrectomy

1. Removal of stomach cancer - Gastrectomy
- $ 32.650
    Includes:
  1. surgical team fee.
  2. The fee of the surgeon.
  3. Fees anesthesiologist.
  4. operating cost.
  5. The cost of the disposable consumables.
  6. Hospitalization in the postoperative ward.
  7. Hospitalization - 6 days
2. Histopathological examination of biopsy remote
- $ 1.170
3. Consumables (stepplery)
- $ 1,700
4. Consumables (harmonic scalpel)
- $ 680
The total cost of the program
- $ 36.200
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