Totally laparoscopic total gastrectomy for locally advanced middle-upper-third gastric cancer.

@article{Lin2017TotallyLT,
  title={Totally laparoscopic total gastrectomy for locally advanced middle-upper-third gastric cancer.},
  author={Mi Lin and Chang-Ming Huang and Chao-Hui Zheng and Ping Li and Jianwei Xie and Qi-yue Chen and Ze-Ning Huang},
  journal={Journal of visualized surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={3},
  pages={46}
}
BACKGROUND Totally laparoscopic total gastrectomy (TLTG) for locally advanced middle-upper-third gastric cancer is becoming increasingly popular. The difficulty of TLTG for locally advanced middle-upper-third gastric cancer is laparoscopic spleen-preserving splenic hilar lymphadenectomy and the intracorporeal digestive tract reconstruction. We summed up a set of unique experience through clinical practice to simplify operation procedures. METHODS We performed TLTG with Huang's three-step… CONTINUE READING