Laparoscopy-Assisted Proximal Gastrectomy with the Hinged Double Flap Method

@article{Muraoka2016LaparoscopyAssistedPG,
  title={Laparoscopy-Assisted Proximal Gastrectomy with the Hinged Double Flap Method},
  author={Atsushi Muraoka and Masahiko Kobayashi and Yasutaka Kokudo},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={40},
  pages={2419-2424}
}
No standard proximal gastrectomy method for gastric cancer of the upper third of the stomach (UGC) has been established because few of the current methods prevent gastro-esophageal reflux and allow easy postoperative endoscopic surveillance. In the present study, we describe laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy with the hinged double flap method (Kamikawa’s method) in detail and examine the short- to medium-term outcomes of this approach, which resulted in excellent postoperative function. Between… CONTINUE READING
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