"Many ways to skin gastric cancer" - Robotic versus laparoscopic versus open gastrectomy

Date 29 June 2016
Event ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016
Session ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016 - Abstracts book
Presenter E. Kakiashvili
Citation Annals of Oncology (2016) 27 (2): 1-85. 10.1093/annonc/mdw199
Authors E. Kakiashvili1, E. Brauner1, O. Ben Ishai1, A. Beny2, R. Almog1, Y. Kluger3
  • 1Rambam Medical Center, Kiriat Mozkin, Israel, /
  • 2Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel, /
  • 3Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel, /


Robotic surgery has gained acceptance in oncological surgery. Its relevance in gastric cancer surgery is being examined. The study presents preliminary comparison of operative and postoperative outcome between robotic, laparoscopic and open gastrectomies for gastric adenocarcinoma.