Outcomes of laparoscopic and open gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a comparative analysis

Date 29 June 2016
Event ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016
Session ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016 - Abstracts book
Presenter B. Castro
Citation Annals of Oncology (2016) 27 (2): 1-85. 10.1093/annonc/mdw199
Authors B. Castro1, M. Aral2, A. Fareleira3, J. Costa-Maia3, H. Santos-Sousa2
  • 1Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, /
  • 2Centro Hospitalar de São João, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, /
  • 3Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto, Portugal, /

Abstract

Laparoscopic gastric resection has increased popularity in western countries as a potentially curative treatment of gastric cancer. The short-term outcomes and technical feasibility are well proved, whereas long-term outcomes and oncological safety are still uncertain.