Surgical outcome of laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy with extraperigastric lymph node dissection for gastric cancer.

@article{Kim2005SurgicalOO,
  title={Surgical outcome of laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy with extraperigastric lymph node dissection for gastric cancer.},
  author={M C Kim and H Kim and G-J Jung},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={401-5}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy (LAG) with extraperigastric lymph node dissection for gastric cancer. METHODS The authors attempted LAG with extraperigastric lymph node dissection in 117 consecutive gastric cancer patients between May 1998 and January 2004. The clinico-pathologic characteristics, operative outcomes, post-operative morbidities and mortalities, and follow-up findings of patients with advanced gastric cancer were… CONTINUE READING

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