Laparoscopic Resection of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Massachusetts General Hospital
David Rattner, M.D.
Chief of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery
After a patient is found to have a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), David Rattner, MD performs a laparoscopic resection, carefully avoiding the nerves of Latarjet. He then confirms the success of the procedure with an upper GI endoscopy.