Why SGE For GI Cancers?

Surgery Of GI Cancer patients by specialized Surgical Gastroenterology (GI Surgery) team results in better postsurgical and long-term outcomes. These can be attributed to:

  • Better understanding of abdominal anatomy & its variations
  • Performance of seemingly complex surgical procedure with ease and ‘expanding limits of surgery’
  • Consistently meeting cancer surgery quality international benchmarks in terms of blood transfusions, surgical margin status and lymph nodes retrieval
  • Lower incidence of complications particularly those related to reconstruction e.g. anastomotic leaks
  • Early recognition and better management of complications if they do occur
  • Adaptation of modern surgical techniques such as robotic surgery
  • Updated knowledge about recent advances and management practices of GI cancers and their treatment
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