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Radical Distal Subtotal Gastrectomy and D2 Lymphadenectomy for Gastric Cancer

  • Yanghee Woo
  • Woo Jin Hyung
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Abstract

Robotic radical subtotal distal gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy is a safe, feasible, and oncologically sound minimally invasive option for curative resection of gastric cancer located in the antrum or distal half of the stomach [1]. Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) performed with curative intent for gastric cancer demonstrates improved patient outcome measures when compared to the traditional open radical gastrectomy including less pain and overall earlier recovery [2–7].

Keywords

Robotic surgery Radical gastrectomy Subtotal distal gastrectomy D2 lymphadenectomy Gastric cancer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryCity of Hope National Medical CenterDuarteUSA
  2. 2.Robotic SurgeryYonsei University Health SystemSeoulSouth Korea

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