Comparison of the invasiveness between reduced-port laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy and conventional laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy.

@article{Kawamura2013ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the invasiveness between reduced-port laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy and conventional laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy.},
  author={Hideki Kawamura and Toshiro Tanioka and Kazuaki Shibuya and Munenori Tahara and Masahiro Takahashi},
  journal={International surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={247-53}
}
It is unknown whether reduced-port gastrectomy has a less invasive nature than conventional laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (C-LADG). So we compared 30 cases of dual-port laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (DP-LADG; using an umbilical port plus a right flank 5-mm port) as a reduced-port gastrectomy with 30 cases of C-LADG alternately performed… CONTINUE READING