Robotic versus laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a meta-analysis of short outcomes.

@article{Xiong2012RoboticVL,
  title={Robotic versus laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a meta-analysis of short outcomes.},
  author={Binghong Xiong and Li Ma and Caiquan Zhang},
  journal={Surgical oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={274-80}
}
BACKGROUND Robotic gastrectomy (RG) for gastric cancer remains controversial. The main aim of this meta-analysis was to compare the safety and efficacy of robotic gastrectomy (RG) and conventional laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG) for gastric cancer. METHODS Literature searches of electronic databases (PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library Ovid, and Web of Science databases) and manual searches up to December 30, 2011 were performed. Comparative clinical trials were eligible if they reported… CONTINUE READING

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The main aim of this meta - analysis was to compare the safety and efficacy of robotic gastrectomy ( RG ) and conventional laparoscopic gastrectomy ( LG ) for gastric cancer .
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