Transumbilical single-incision laparoscopic distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer

  title={Transumbilical single-incision laparoscopic distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer},
  author={Takeshi Omori and Tsukasa Oyama and Hiroki Akamatsu and Masayuki Tori and Shigeyuki Ueshima and Toshirou Nishida},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
Laparoscopic gastrectomy is a widely accepted procedure for treating early gastric cancers. This procedure is less invasive than conventional open approaches, and the oncologic outcomes are comparable. Single-incision laparoscopic surgery, developed to reduce the invasiveness of traditional laparoscopy, is applied to various abdominal surgical procedures. However, its application to laparoscopic gastrectomy for the treatment of gastric cancer has not been reported, mainly because of… CONTINUE READING


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