The abdominal part of the procedure includes the following components:
■ Dividing the gastrohepatic ligament - gastrocolic ligament - left gastric artery and vein.
■ Ligature the right gastric artery and vein over the lesser curvature.
■ Ligature the right gastroepiploic vein.
■ Devascularization of the great curvature with preservation of the spleen.
■ Devascularization of the abdominal esophagus and transection of the main vagus nerves.
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