The surgical treatment of gastric cancer in the era of minimally invasive surgery.

@article{Wang2017TheST,
  title={The surgical treatment of gastric cancer in the era of minimally invasive surgery.},
  author={Shuchang Wang and Tianlong Ling and Enhao Zhao and Hui Cao},
  journal={Minerva chirurgica},
  year={2017},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={334-346}
}
Minimally invasive surgery is regarded as an alternative to conventional open surgery in gastric cancer. More and more surgeons devote their efforts to reduce surgical incision and acquire better recovery. Nowadays, laparoscopic distal gastrectomy has been the standard method for early stage cancer with remarkable advantage in short-term outcomes and is widely accepted by patients. The indication of laparoscopic gastrectomy has been extended to local advanced gastric cancer. However, the… CONTINUE READING