Long-term clinical outcomes of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy versus open distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer

@inproceedings{Lu2016LongtermCO,
  title={Long-term clinical outcomes of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy versus open distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer},
  author={Wei Lu and Jian Gao and Jingyun Yang and Yijian Zhang and Wenjie Lv and Jiasheng Mu and Ping Dong and Yingbin Liu},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2016}
}
The objective of this study was to compare long-term surgical outcomes and complications of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) with open distal gastrectomy (ODG) for the treatment of early gastric cancer (EGC) based on a review of available randomized controlled trials (RCTs) evaluated using the Cochrane methodology.RCTs comparing LADG and ODG were identified by a systematic literature search in PubMed, Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, EMBASE, Scopus, and the China Knowledge Resource… CONTINUE READING