Gastric Cancer

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 1013–1014 | Cite as

Minimally invasive surgery for advanced gastric cancer: are we sure?

Letter to the Editor
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The authors have no conflict of interest to declare.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General and Emergency SurgeryUniversity of PerugiaPerugiaItaly

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