Follow-Up Study After Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

  • Yugo Nagai
  • Seung Ho Choi


The author started to perform laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy (LAG) for gastric cancer in 1993. Our series included 90 patients preoperatively diagnosed as having early gastric cancer without lymph node metastasis who underwent LAG before July 2004.


Gastric Cancer Early Gastric Cancer Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Open Gastrectomy Serosal Invasion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Izumiotsu Municipal HospitalOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonssei University College of MedicineSeoulKorea

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