Long-term quality of life after laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer

@article{Yasuda2007LongtermQO,
  title={Long-term quality of life after laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer},
  author={Kazuhiro Yasuda and Norio Shiraishi and Tsuyoshi Etoh and Akio Shiromizu and Masafumi Inomata and Seigo Kitano},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={2150-2153}
}
Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LAG) is gaining acceptance for treating early gastric cancer. However, the long-term quality of life after LAG for gastric cancer is unknown. This study compared the long-term quality of life after LAG versus open distal gastrectomy (ODG) for early gastric cancer. This study included 53 patients who underwent LAG and 37 patients who underwent ODG for treatment of early gastric cancer. Quality of life was evaluated on the basis of a 22-item questionnaire… CONTINUE READING

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