Comparison of Surgical Results of D2 Versus D3 Gastrectomy (Para-Aortic Lymph Node Dissection) for Advanced Gastric Carcinoma: A Multi-Institutional Study

Curative gastrectomy is a promising approach for the treatment of gastric cancer; however, the optimal extent of lymph node dissection for advanced cancer remains controversial. The aim of this multi-institutional study was to evaluate the feasibility of D3 gastrectomy (para-aortic lymph node dissection) for advanced gastric cancer. The surgical results of… (More)